It may be true that the folks that need this info. and could use it don't read this board. Probably so but if it gets to just one or two, it's worth it.
Re / seeing people packing everything they own when they go on a cruise, it always pops in my mind that they apparently were never in the Army. I carried enough stuff when I was there to do me forever-- I never carry more than I have to and then try to dump some of that! ;-) ;-)