Figure 6-7.The Jewish chaplains field kit: A. Top view; B. Front view showing Torah with cover; C.
Front view showing velour covers and equipment in place.
Figure 6-8.Jewish vestments.
NOTE: The vestments for the Jewish chaplain
are basically the same as those worn by Jewish
personnel attending the service. In fact, the only
required vestments for male personnel attending
Jewish services are the tallit (prayer shawl) and
yarmulkah. When conducting services either in a
military chapel or the field, a male Jewish chaplain
will very often wear his duty uniform, yarmulkah,
and tallit. Although each Jewish chaplain is issued a
white chaplains scarf, this vestment is rarely ever
Protestant Chaplains Combat Kit, Type II
The Protestant chaplains combat kit, type II, is
intended for use by Protestant chaplains under field
and combat conditions. Figure 6-9 shows the kit in its
closed position (view A) and in its open position (view
The Protestant chaplains combat kit, type II
should contain the following items: