Monday, March 11, 2013

Wool Military Blankets

 Wool Military blankets are hot! 

It seems lots of people want them lately for a variety of reasons.
Author: Paulette Butler

Northwest Woolen Mills is the prime contractor for the U.S. Dept of Defense.  We manufacture the olive green blankets with the U.S. logo and the Caduceus medical logo.
The blankets are made to military specification Commercial Item Description A-A-55188A.
The wool content is of 95% minimum.  The wool requirement is Grade B; new wool and reprocessed wool blend.  The reprocessed portion cannot be more than 35% of the blanket blend.  Both blankets are Type I  (Twill weave).
The blanket with the US logo reflects the requirements of the National Stock Number 7210-00-282-7950 and the Caduceus NSN is 7210-00-715-7985.
I hope this information is helpful!
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Wool Military blanket made by Northwest Woolen Mills on display at the Smithsonian American History museum.