Plate Carrier vs Chest Rigs: Which One Should You Use?

Plate Carrier vs Chest Rigs: Which One Should You Use?

The plate carrier vs chest rig comparison is tricky because while the terms are used interchangeably most of the time, they’re two different pieces of equipment. But what makes them different? Don’t worry, we’ve got your six.

10 Unique Places to Use a Patch This Winter

10 Unique Places to Use a Patch This Winter

You snagged that sweet patch — a salute to the places you've explored or maybe just a design that helps show off your personality. Now the question...
Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

Find the perfect gift for that tactical gear junkie in your life. Meaningful and thoughtful personalized gifts for Marines, Soldiers, Officers, and more. Make it a holiday to remember!
Firefighter Patches

Firefighter Patches

Looking for custom station patches for your fire department?  We offer a wide range of custom patches including PVC, embroidered with hook fastener or iron on backing and even printed patches.
USMC Custom Flak Patches

USMC Custom Flak Patches

The Marine Corps doesn't wear patches you say? Well these custom flak patches are a necessity in the field.  Whether you want to show a little or a lot of information, there is plenty of space to include the necessary identifying data on your plate carrier.  
Custom Iron On Patches

Iron On vs Sew On Patches

Iron on patches are a great way to apply patches to any fabric surface quickly and easily.  Its a great option for backpacks, jean jackets, biker vests or any spot that is hard to sew.  We offer the iron on and sew on option for our custom artwork patches.
Custom printed sublimation patch for job shirt

Custom Sublimation Job Shirt Patches

Looking for a quick, economical and personalized way for your team to standout?  Check out our custom printed sublimation job shirt patches.  These...
custom text patches in multiple sizes

New Custom Patch Sizes

Tactical Gear Junkie is proud to now offer a multitude of different size custom text patches!  From 1 inch by 2 inches all the way up to 4 inches by 12 inches, you can customize your patches in more ways than before.  
October Patch Of The Month Death By Inflation Embroidered Patch

October 2023 Patch of the Month

For October, we always do Halloween themed patches.  We opted this month to also do a politically timely design.  Our ‘Death By Inflation’ tombstone is our second inflation related patch.  Last year, we did a ‘You have died by inflation’ Oregon Trail themed patch that was a huge hit!
September 2023 Patch of the Month

September 2023 Patch of the Month

This month, we went with an American classic.  Football!  We have never done anything football or really sports-related before, so this was a first...
The Tactical Gear Junkie Patch of the Month - September- Laser Cut Red Reflective Dragon

The Tactical Gear Junkie Patch of the Month - September- Laser Cut Red Reflective Dragon

The Tactical Gear Junkie Patch of the month is a limited run of a new one-of-a-kind custom patch offered each month. Get Yours Today!
Ready to ride? New Custom Biker Patches, Made to Order

Ready to ride? New Custom Biker Patches, Made to Order

Our new customized embroidered biker vest patches are designed to be sewn onto motorcycle jackets and vests.Choose your custom text to represent ...
The Tactical Gear Junkie Patch of the Month - August - United States Space Force

The Tactical Gear Junkie Patch of the Month - August - United States Space Force

This patch is no longer available, check out our latest patch of the month!
The Tactical Gear Junkie Patch of the Month - July - ThotZilla

The Tactical Gear Junkie Patch of the Month - July - ThotZilla

This patch is no longer available, check out our latest patch of the month!
Get Lit - We Now Carry Streamlight Tactical Flashlights and Weaponlights

Get Lit - We Now Carry Streamlight Tactical Flashlights and Weaponlights

Streamlight, Inc. manufactures tactical, weapon mount & safety rated flashlights, lanterns & headlamps for firefighters, military & g...
The Tactical Gear Junkie Patch of the Month - June - True Equality

The Tactical Gear Junkie Patch of the Month - June - True Equality

This patch is no longer available, check out our latest patch of the month!
The Tactical Gear Junkie Patch of the Month - MAY - Infinity Gauntlet with Free Sticker

The Tactical Gear Junkie Patch of the Month - MAY - Infinity Gauntlet with Free Sticker

This patch is no longer available, check out our latest patch of the month!
Now carrying ZZZBears - Military Teddy Bears On A Mission!

Now carrying ZZZBears - Military Teddy Bears On A Mission!

Available for all branches, these cute little bears will help your little one sleep tight while you're away.
Introducing our Monthly Mystery Patch

Introducing our Monthly Mystery Patch

The Tactical Gear Junkie Mystery Patch is a limited run of a new one-of-a-kind custom patch offered each month.  Available from the 1st till the end of each month, this will be a one time offering with no additional patches made after month's end. 

January Patch of the Month

January Patch of the Month

DO YOU KNOW DE WAE BRUDDAH!?

Why are you running? This is not de wae!
If you have never heard of this do yourself a favor and watch the youtube videos.
A few of us in the office have not stopped trolling everyone here since we saw it.  I say a few but really it's Joe.

SHOT Show Exhibitor

SHOT Show Exhibitor

Tactical Gear Junkie has teamed up with SUB.MOA to exhibit at the 2018 SHOT Show in Ls Vegas, NV.  Come see us at booth 111 from January 23-26, 2018.
Now Offering Reject Patch Lots - 20 for $20

Now Offering Reject Patch Lots - 20 for $20

We take our quality control seriously!  Because of this, we have a lot of rejected patches that did not make it due to loose threads, missing threads, wrong colors, bad edging, etc. 

We are offering these patch lots of 20 random reject patches for those that aren't as picky about perfection.  All for just $20 plus shipping.

New Extended Hours!

New Extended Hours!

Our retail location will now be open later to serve our local customers better.
Tactical Gear Junkie Gift Cards now available.

Tactical Gear Junkie Gift Cards now available.

Shopping for someone else but not sure what to give them? Give them the gift of choice with a Tactical Gear Junkie gift card. Gift cards are deliv...
All Hail Lord Nanner!!

All Hail Lord Nanner!!

We've teamed up with the one and only Sketch, to bring you his amazing world in stitches.  From the Nanner to Sketch himself, all his characters will be available for you to wear on hats, bags or gear.  
We are a Toys For Tots drop-off location!

We are a Toys For Tots drop-off location!

Only 28 days until Christmas!   We are an official drop-off location for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program.

Bring your toys in today and help those less fortunate this holiday season.

Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday

SHOP SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY!  SUPPORT LOCAL!

Tactical Gear Junkie is a small business in Winchester, Kentucky.  We employ 16 wonderful people that make our business what it is today.  Without them and without you, we would not be able to grow and provide the highest quality patches.

Thank you for your support!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

The staff at Tactical Gear Junkie would like to wish you and yours a safe and happy Thanksgiving!  Make sure to check out special Black Friday Deals good through Monday as well as 25% off all patches and parts and free domestic shipping on all orders!  Please note our holiday hours.

 

Our Holiday Gift Shopping Guide

Our Holiday Gift Shopping Guide

Don't know what to get for the Marine, Soldier, or Officer in your life? 
Check out our holiday gift buying guides! 
Full of variety from custom to stock with reasonable price points, our curated collections are sure to make that special person in your life proud to show off their service.
November Patch of the Month

November Patch of the Month

November Patch of the Month!

Have you ever been sitting in a ditch, crunching on a blue crayon and thinking to yourself, "Self, I wonder what coyote brown tastes like?"