I want to first start off by giving complete HONOR and RESPECT to all who have served and are currently serving in our MILITARY FORCES. Our freedom exists because of you and we don't take for granted what you have done for us while we were doing this project, THANK YOU. We picked up real army jackets at the army surplus store for a steal at $24.99. We also decided to splurge on a couple patches because believe it or not they do pop out and give jacket more realistic look. The pants were wayyyy to much $85-$95 and we found those at the Good will brand new for $9.99 which was a steal. We also found the boots at the Good will for $13.00. We picked up the helmets at Party City for $19.99, the grenades for $2.00, dog tags for $2.00 and the knife for $2.00. I also purchased the bullets for $8.00 and machine gun for $10.00...Splurge on the better helmets at Party city like we did, they look realistic and better than the $9.00 cheap plastic ones that don't fit your head anyway. FIND a coupon always online for Party city, we found a 20% off which came in handy to save $$. We grabbed a gallon of Kilz primer at Lowes for $20. If you don't use primer obviously the paint will just get soaked in the cloths. Prime away on ALL cloths and gear, we chose to use a paint sprayer to get the primer as even as possible.