Folks who haven't been in the service are unfamiliar with the terms TA-50 and 782 gear. TA-50 is an Army shorthand term "Table of Allowances 50," & is Army-issued individual equipment. This acronym is used for classification purposes. TA-50 items have to be turned in to the Central Issue Facility when you PCS (Permanent Change of Station) to your next assignment, where you will be issued new TA-50 there. Here is an illustrated list of Army TA-50 items. You are responsible for these items and will be docked if you lose them. The surplus stores off-post do a land office business in TA-50 gear when soldiers PCS and come up short, because their used prices are often much less than the Army's official prices.
782 Gear is the Marine Corps term for the same thing: Originally individual equipment owned by a unit and issued to a Marine while assigned to that unit. In boot camp that included a bucket, cleaning equipment, a poncho and a shelter half. The name is derived from the number of the form on which it was originally issued. Present use refers to the Load Bearing Vest, cartridge belt and the equipment attached to the belt as well as other field equipment.