Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Spring Training Apparel

With spring in full swing, it’s time for a little spring training and I can’t think of a better to get into gear than with Rothco’s high-performance workout and PT Gear. Here are a few of our key items to get you ready for spring.

When I workout, I like to wear shirts that not only have an athletic fit but are lightweight and breathable. Both the Rothco PT Shirts and Women's Camo Workout Performance Tank Tops are constructed with that perfect lightweight and breathable material that will get you through each training session. In addition, tagless labels are featured on these tops as well. This is another feature I find essential as I don’t want to be distracted or uncomfortable with tags on the back of my neck.
 Rothco Olive Drab Military Physical Training T-Shirt Rothco Womens Camo Workout Performance Tank Top
Rothco’s Physical Training Shorts and Women's Camo Performance Leggings are great additions to your workout apparel collection. When I buy workout apparel, I look for items that are not only comfortable but are also built to last each training session and provide a wide range of motion. Both of these high-performance items can withstand those workouts and offer a wide range of motion with the elastic polyester/spandex material. On top of that, these items can wick away moisture to help you stay cool and dry.
 Rothco Army Physical Training Shorts Rothco Womens Camo Performance Leggings
Rothco’s Reflective Training Belt is a must-have addition to your training gear. Constructed with a high-visibility yellow color, the training belt will reflect light while you are running, cycling and/or walking during darker hours of the day.
 Rothco Reflective Physical Training Belt Rothco Lightweight Reflective PT (Physical Training) Belt
Check out Rothco.com for more physical training apparel to help get you through your workouts. 



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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Can You Survive with Paracord?

There are probably over 100 different ways to use paracord. The strong parachute cord can be used for crafts, camping, and many other applications. Paracord, however, is more popularly used for survival. It can be used to:
  • throw up a bear hang
  • construct a shelter
  • start a fire
  • or even for fishing. 

This survival tool is extremely versatile and can really be made into anything you need! It can even be used to create different types of survival bracelets, which are a great way to keep your supply of paracord on you at all times. Watch our video below for many ways you can utilize the survival cord and shop our entire collection of paracord on our website.







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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

The Original Tactical Pant


Rothco's Tactical BDU Pants are one of the hottest trending items in the market right now. The solid color cargo pants are taking the world by storm with their comfortable cotton/polyester blend, multiple pockets and adjustable waist tabs for an ideal fit.


Tactical BDU pants are available in many different styles including a cotton rip-stop version, many different kinds of military camouflage, colored camo, relaxed fit and much more. Rothco's BDU's are ideal for uniforms, out in the field or for everyday wear as they are comfortable enough to wear all day long.


View all of the different Tactical BDU Pants Rothco has to offer on our website now.

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

History Of The Waist Pack




Whether you know it as a fanny pack, a bum bag or a belly bag, the waist pack has been around for quiet sometime. In fact, it dates as far back as 3400 - 3100 BCE, in which it was a part of the attire of Otzi bka "The Iceman" which was discovered in 1991. Another origin of the waist pack is that owed to the Native American's who would make a waist pack instead of sewing pockets in their clothes. Further east in Ireland, the waist pack was very popular due to a lack of pockets in Kilts. 

For centuries the waist pack has been utilized across the globe and Rothco has taken it to the next level with our  Tactical Concealed Carry Waist Pack. The pack has 5 optimal pockets for storage along with a concealed carry compartment for a small to medium size handgun. 

Check out the pictures of out our Tactical Concealed Carry Waist Pack below and watch the video for detailed breakdown of the fanny pack here.









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Friday, March 08, 2019

Our #GOTM Can Do It All


It can slice! It can dice! Rothco's 5-in-1 Multi-Purpose Tool is really the most versatile tool on the market. With 5 different tools, there isn't anything this piece of equipment can't do. The multi-tool includes a saw attachment, an axe with a flat hammer head on the opposite end, a pickaxe, a shovel with a serrated edge and a compass! Go from cutting up firewood on your next camping trip, to digging a hole to plant seedlings on your homestead with a quick change of attachments. The heavy steel constructions makes this the most durable item in your bug out bag and it comes complete with a nylon carrying case so everything stays together. Find out more about our ultimate multi-tool on our website.





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Friday, March 01, 2019

The Passing of Rothco Founder Milton Somberg

It is with great sadness that Rothco announces beloved founder Milton Somberg, has passed away at the age of 95. Milton is remembered by family, employees, and customers as a kind-hearted, brilliant man who created not only a company but a legacy, one which continues to flourish in the spirit of the Rothco brand today. We mourn the passing of a great man whose spirit and enthusiasm for business and for Rothco will forever be missed. Besides being a pioneer in our industry, Milton was devoted to his wonderful family. He is predeceased in life by his beloved wife Marilyn, his son Marc and survived by his sons Howard and Neil, 6 grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren.


In 1953 in a small loft on Great Jones Street in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, Milton Somberg began Rothco, then known as Morris Rothenberg & Sons. Dealing with used clothing and World War II army surplus, the business grew, settling in a larger warehouse on Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn. When used military goods became scarce, Rothco became manufacturers, eventually becoming the country's largest supplier of military clothing and gear to the commercial market. Over the next 65 years, Rothco grew under Milton’s guidance. 

Rothco is what it is today because of the foundation he built. His insights into business and personal relationships are the DNA of the Rothco brand.

We mourn the loss of a great leader, a man of integrity and a true gentleman.