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ATTENTION all VMI parents and future RATS!

Are you feeling overwhelmed by the sheer amount of items your child needs for matriculation?

Are you unsure what brands and types of items will work best for the rigors of military school life?

Are you afraid you might purchase something for you child that could get them in trouble?

Are you concerned about the number of hours/days/weeks it will take you to find all these items?

Are you trying to find an affordable solution to solve all these problems?

Then look no further!

Our packing list has been compiled from the recommendations of countless alumni from the classes of 2017 to 2019!

Our products have been vetted through personal experience and are exactly what you child will need to succeed and thrive in the uncertain VMI system.

If you have more directed questions regarding the packing list, specific items, or about VMI in general please don’t hesitate to contact us!

If you need additional assistance outside of messaging let us know and an associate will reach out to you personally!

In order to express its support of the Rat Mass of 2020+3, FEX Gear will donate a percentage of all profits to the future Class of 2023's fund!

FEX Gear LLC is owned and operated by VMI alumni and U.S. Marine Corps Infantry Officers.


VMI Mandatory Packing List 2019


PACK DOES NOT INCLUDE: pillow, personal hygiene items, or duffle bag.


Includes all the items below:


•1 Black Camelbak Octane Dart 3 Liters

•20 White Hanes Tagless Full-Cut Boxers

•7 Black Hanes Sport Compression Shorts

•10 White Hanes Sport Racerback Compression Sports Bras

•18 White Hanes Crew Neck T-Shirts
•18 Pairs White Champion Double Dry Performance Athletic Ankle Socks 
•18 Pairs Hanes FreshIQ Black Dress Socks
•10 Pairs Black Fox River Combat Boot Socks

•2 Pairs ASICS Gel Venture 6 Running Shoes
•5 Premium Hotel Quality Bath Towels 27×50 White
•1 Premium Hotel Quality Wash Cloth 13×13 White

•1 Pair of Slider Shower Shoes
•1 Premium Bare Home Comforter Navy Blue 92x66 Twin XL
•3 Premium T-180 Twin XL 66×115 White Flat Sheets
•3 Premium T-180 42x36 White Pillow Cases 
•1 Black Swim Trunks or Conservative One Piece Swimsuit
•1 Boxing Mouth Guard
•1 Casio Men's G-Shock DW6900-1V Watch
•1 Bottle of Coppertone Sport Sunscreen