Health & Comfort Pack (HCP)
What is it?
The Health and Comfort Packs (HCP) are designed to provide a means for forward area troops to acquire the everyday non-food necessities that are required for their health and comfort when the exchange system or local stores are not available to them. The contents listed here are the components that were procured on the last contract. Based upon field surveys, changes may be made in future procurements. If changes are made, they are usually in size of component or due to popularity of a new item, but the basic list of items generally remains the same. There are three types of HCP's, Type I, II and III. Type I- 58 lbs and 3.3 cube (12 cases/pallet), Type II- 18 lbs and 1.9 cube (16 cases/pallet) , and Type III- 22 lbs and 2.2 cube (16 cases/pallet).
What's in it?
Type I contains components which are suitable for both males and females. The intent is to supply 10 individuals for 30 days. Each shipping container contains 10 prepackaged polyethylene bags with a drawstring closure containing a designated quantity of 14 items for issue to 10 individuals. Each shipping container also contains other items intended as general supply for replacement or issue as needed.
Type II is intended to supply 10 females for 30 days.
Type III is a washcloth-sized personal hygiene body wipe. The contents are intended for use by 10 individuals (male or female).
How long will it last?
The shelf life remaining for all components at the time of assembly is two years at 50 to 72 F.
How can I order it?
The NSN for Type I (male and female), Health and Comfort Pack, is 8970-01-368-9154. The NSN for Type II (female), Health and Comfort Pack, is 8970-01-368-9155. The NSN for Type III (male and female), Health and Comfort Pack, is 8970-01-487-7488. Point of contact is at (215) 737-5648, DSN: 444-5648.
We can only sell Operational Rations (MREs, UGRs, etc) to the U.S. Military Services and other authorized federally-funded agencies. We can not sell to the private sector (individual, business, or other organizations). For further information, please click here and read our Customer Eligibility Policy towards the bottom of the page.
The HCP is not a regularly stocked item by DLA Troop Support. It is purchased for special requirements on an individual basis. Contact the above POC for more information.
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