Thursday, April 27, 2017

Rothco's Thin Blue Line Digital Catalog

The Thin Blue Line is a symbol of respect and support for Police and Law Enforcement Officials. Rothco has over 50 Thin Blue Line, Thin Red Line, and Law Enforcement Items, all of which can be viewed in our latest digital catalog. 

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Monday, April 24, 2017

The Perfect Spring Jacket - Rothco's Lightweight MA-1 Flight Jacket

What You Need To Know About The Lightweight MA-1 Flight Jacket:
  • Streamlined and Lightweight for the Perfect Fit
  • Super Soft Enhanced Nylon
  • Classic Utility Pocket 
  • Fully Reversible 
  • Available in Black and Olive Drab from XS-3XL

Rothco has taken our classic MA-1 Flight Jacket and streamlined it into a lightweight no fill, bomber style jacket that is perfect for spring and fall. Learn more about the jacket by visiting our site or checking out our new video

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Friday, April 21, 2017

Earth Day Updates - Rothco Is Going Solar

This weekend the world celebrates Earth Day, coincidentally this week Rothco began the next stage of our "Going Green" initiative with our new solar project. Rothco's new solar project will be a massive undertaking spanning over the next year, but by the time it is done, Rothco will be the largest corporate facility on Long Island collecting solar energy. 

Solar power is just one of the many ways Rothco is "Going Green" over the past few years we have instituted several green practices including:
  • Energy Efficient Lighting Fixtures
  • Office Recycling Program 
  • Paperless Billing System 
For Rothco dealers, learn how you can sign up for our Paperless Billing System here. 

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

The Versatility of Rothco BDU's

Rothco first introduced our BDU Pants in 1981, as part of the Battle Dress Uniform that the Army instituted. Originally designed for the military, for a long lasting wear, our BDU's have expanded into a variety of different markets. Due to the comfort, durability and versatility of Rothco Tactical BDU Fatigue Pants, they can be used as tactical pants, work wear, uniform wear and even streetwear. Our Colored Camo Tactical BDU Pants have exploded into the streetwear market currently, becoming a must-have item.

The comfortability of these pants are perfect for a day at the range or combat training. Due to the durable poly/cotton twill, Rothco's BDUs were made to last. The perfect tactical pant comes equipped with adjustable waist tabs and drawstrings bottoms for a secure, customized fit. The reinforced seat and knees were also added to these pants for protection that works as long as you do. Available in dozens of colors, Rothco offers Navy and Midnight Blue, which are very popular for public safety officials and EMT uniforms. Carry all the gear you need whether its medical supplies or survival tools for EDC with 2 front slash, 2 cargo and 2 back pockets. Rothco offers dozens of colors and patterns ranging from military camos, casual colors like black and khaki, to a ton of different crazy colored camos. The versatility of these pants go way beyond the colors or patterns; as the original tactical pant, they have evolved into so many different markets, making them one of our most popular items!

Want to learn more about the features and details of these pants? Check out our video breakdown!    

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

Warmer Weather.. Hotter Styles

As you may or may not know, color camo has been the craze this season. From crazy colored camo pants to t-shirts to hats, this trend is has been seen all over social media. People have even been buying two of our colored camo BDU's, cutting them up and sewing the two colors together to really make a statement. This two-tone style has seen increasing popularity among the streetwear market as a way to make a statement.

What's going to happen when the weather gets warmer might you ask? Rothco has you covered with a bunch of colored camo BDU shorts! Why not continue the unique and attention-grabbing trend into the warmer summer months. We took our classic military BDU Shorts and added a twist, offering them in a variety of colored and digital colored camos. Keeping true to our military heritage, Rothco's BDU Shorts feature a button fly for a quick repair, 6 pockets and adjustable waist tabs for the perfect fit and to keep the shorts secure. Rothco's BDU Shorts are available in Pink Camo, City Camo, Red Camo, Sky Blue Camo and Ultra Violet Camo. We also carry digital versions, such as City Digital, Red Digital and Sky Blue Digital. So whether you're jumping on the colored camo bandwagon or just supporting your favorite sports team's colors, Rothco's Colored Camo BDU Shorts are one of the hottest items for this summer.

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Leone's List: Top 5 Rothco Items to Keep in Your Car

Military and Tactical gear is what Rothco is all about, but we know a thing or two about preparedness and survival too. You should always be prepared for whatever life throws your way whether it be a natural disaster, civil unrest, or the challenges of day to day life. That's why I've put together a short list of the Top 5 Rothco items to keep in your car - an Everyday Carry (EDC) for your car:

1. Tactical Shemagh - Now you may be thinking "ok... you've got an overgrown scarf, what's the big deal?" But the shemagh might be the MOST useful items you could have on hand. You can use it as tinder to start a fire, you can filter sediment from water with it, you can bandage a wound, create a sling or tourniquet, use it as a makeshift bag, protect your face from the elements, collect water... the list goes on and on. Even simple stuff like using it as a rag if you're checking your oil. Put one in your car. I promise you that you'll find uses for it.

2. MOLLE Tactical Trauma Kit - This really should be self-explanatory but accidents happen and not always in areas where you can quickly receive medical treatment so have an emergency first aid kit in your car just in case.

3. LED Solar/Hand-crank Lantern - I'd probably also keep a standard flashlight (find some here) in my car if I were you but something that runs on renewable energy makes more sense to me for an emergency situation. Just leave it in the sun or crank the handle and you have yourself a light source.

4. Large Paracord Knife with Fire Starter - You really kill 3 birds with 1 stone here... you get a little bit of paracord, a fire starter, and a knife. Talk about versatility.

5. Bungee Cords - Bungee Cords are great for the obvious... tying down things inside and on your vehicle but there's also plenty of creative ways to use bungee cords around the house or in an emergency situation. Plus these are camo.

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Friday, April 07, 2017

Introducing Rothco's Lightweight MA-1 Flight Jacket

If you're familiar with Rothco, you've probably heard about our MA-1 Flight Jacket. The MA-1 Flight Jacket was first developed in the 1950's by the United States Air Force but is now worn all over the world as fashionable outerwear; it also happens to be our most popular jacket. We carry the MA-1 in multiple colors but we've recently introduced a brand new iteration of the jacket... our Lightweight MA-1 Flight Jacket!

We've taken our classic MA-1 but we took out the filling and adjusted the fit to make the perfect Spring/Fall bomber jacket. The Lightweight MA-1 features a soft enhanced nylon fabric and includes the same pockets as our classic MA-1 (1 utility pocket on the arm, 2 slash pockets on the front and 2 inside pockets). The other thing that remains the same is the classic orange lining; a callback to its original military roots.

This month, we're featuring the Lightweight MA-1 Jacket as our #GOTM (Gear of the Month). So stay tuned to Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat for a closer look at this new twist on an old favorite. Can't wait? Check out the breakdown we did on YouTube:

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Tuesday, April 04, 2017

View Over 100 New Items Coming This Spring

Rothco's Latest Digital Catalog allows you to view every new item arriving this spring, over 110 of the latest and greatest military and tactical products, to be exact!  

So what's new this year? 
  • A New Lightweight MA-1 Flight Jacket - With Enhanced Nylon & No Fill 
  • Plus a new lightweight Parka and Concealed Carry Jackets 
  • 19 New Thin Blue Line & Thin Red Line Items 
  • The Most Complete Military Trauma Kit - Available with over 190 Items 
  • Nearly Two Dozen Low Pro & Operator Caps, Berets, and Boonies! 
  • A New Tactical Battle Harness and Tactical Vest 
  • Plus a whole bunch more!

Rothco's Digital New Product Supplement is available to view hereYou can also view our entire collection of Digital Catalogs at