2-10. Hat and Mosquito Net
The hat and mosquito net (8, fig. 2-1) is a combination net and hat unit used to
protect your face and neck from insects. The net is equipped with a drawstring to
allow the net to be drawn snug around the neck and tied. To keep the netting away
from the face when the drawstring is to be drawn snug, place a small, flexible branch
inside the net and bend it in a circle around your head. The branch will then lift the
net away from the exposed skin of the face and neck.
2-11. Reversible Sun Hat
The reversible sun hat (9. fig. 2-1) is furnished to protect the eyes and neck from
exposure to the sun. The hat can also be used for signaling or camouflage. When
being worn. the brim of the hat should be pulled down to achieve the maximum
benefits of head coverage.
2-12. Seawater Desalter Kit
Never drink untreated seawater.