Donning M3 TAP Hood and M9A1 Mask or M40 TAP Special Purpose Hood and M40 Mask
M6A2 Hood worn with M17 Mask, and M40 General Purpose Hood worn with M40 Mask are also
authorized for wear at Level B and below by DA Pam 385-61. Don in a similar manner as below.
Pull hood (11) forward over mask, turning the hood (11) inside out.
Don mask and make necessary adjustments to the head harness IAW TM 3-4240-204-14, TM 3-4240-300-
10-1 or TM 3-4240-279-10.
(3) Flip hood (11) over the head. Pull hood drawcord (12) snug and secure with cord lock (13).
(4) Drop hood (11) over the shoulders and secure by passing the shoulder straps (14) under the arms,
attaching them to the front.
2-6. DONNING TAP ENSEMBLE FOR LEVEL C AND D. Complete steps 2-5.b thru 2-5.f.