90th IDPG Research


The M-1938 Legging - An Introduction

Published: Fall 2008
Author: Mike "Squirrely" Ellis

Step 6. Pull all the slack, same as step 4:


Step 7. Wrap the lace:


Step 8. Pull the slack:


Step 9. Repeat. Continue to wrap the lace around each hook, proceeding from lowest to highest, taking all slack out of the lace as you go. The secret is to keep your legging lace under control. Don’t pull each loop sloppily, or too tightly – this is what makes leggings uncomfortable!




Army vs. Navy Markings

Wearing Them--

Correct Use
Lacing Methods
Putting Them On
Step 1-2
Step 3-5
Step 6-9
Step 10
Step 11

Different Ways to Wear Leggings--

The High Roller
The Cut Down
No Leggings?
Leggings For Dummies

War Time Changes--

Reduced Eyelets
The Change to O.D. #7
Leggings, Dismounted, O.D.
Factory-made Cut Downs?

Other Hints and Tips--

Taking Out That Rock




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