With the right hand, withdraw magazines from the left side of the vest (see fig. 3-11). With the left hand, withdraw magazines from the right side of the vest (see fig. 3-12).
To withdraw magazines from a load-bearing vest:
l With the thumb and index finger, unfasten the snap on the vest pouch. l Slide the thumb over the magazine, feeling for a base plate indicating a filled magazine. l Rotate the hand over the magazine while sliding the thumb to the back of the magazine. l Grasp the magazine with the thumb, index finger, and middle finger, while curling the ring finger and little finger on top of the base plate.
i Lift the magazine directly out of the pouch and rotate it up to observe the rounds in the magazine.
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