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1000D Cordura tough-built made-in-USA EDC backpack

The Chief made-in-USA tactical backpack is perfect for people seeking a durable solution for both everyday carry and special occasions. This bag combines a tough design, 1000D Cordura nylon, and military-grade webbing and zippers. Every detail was carefully crafted to ensure the bag's enhanced longevity. The bag is sewn in small batches and manufactured by one of the best backpack brands in the USA ‚Äď Recycled Firefighter. Order the bag now and our fast shipping service will make it arrive at your house in no time. Read more

The Chief USA-Made Tactical Backpack

The Chief USA-Made Tactical Backpack

Our made-in-USA tactical backpack is easy rugged & versatile

Our Chief backpack is positioned among thebest EDC backpacks available across the USA. It implements repurposed firefighter hoses for material for unique visual appeal, ideal for varying purposes, from weekend holidays to gym trips. Besides durable 1000D Cordura nylon, ourtactical backpack boasts the following characteristics:

  • 21 liters of volume
  • The bag does not come with any Morale Patches
  • 1 Exterior front zippered pocket and 2 Interior zippered pockets
  • Interior laptop Sleeve with 1" webbing buckle strap. Fits up to 15" laptop
  • 1000D Cordura durable water-resistant nylon
  • Huge #10 USA-made YKK Coil Zippers throughout¬†
  • 1" Mil-Spec binding on the interior (no raw edges)
  • 1" Mil-Spec webbing on shoulder strap edges
  • Large carry handle made from 1" and 2" Mil-Spec webbing
  • 3" Wide padded Shoulder straps for awesome comfort
  • All USA-made plastic hardware
  • 550 Cord Zipper Pulls
  • Sternum strap soldseparately
  • Bar tacks on shoulder attachment points
  • 19" tall, 12" wide, 6" deep
  • Lay flat design for easy access
  • 2" USA-made Velcro front panel for morale patches
  • .35" thick foam bottom, .35" thick foam back (behind laptop sleeve)
  • All stress points are Double or Triple sewn


The work of Recycled Firefighter goes beyond USA-made EDC backpacks

Besides designing and manufacturing practical and comfortable made-in-USA EDC backpacks, we strive to create a deeply satisfying customer experience and maintain long-lasting professional relationships. Our priority is to provide service free of any inconveniences and unexpected costs by offering:

US-based orders over $99 receive free shipping.

Handmade from decommissioned fire hoses.

Save money with our periodic discounts and promotions

Returns & refunds are available without any hassle within 30 days.

We’re more than just one of best EDC backpack brands in the USA

Besides the Chief backpack, Recycler Firefighter manufactures a number of functional, strong, and aesthetically pleasing products. The products we make include bifold wallets, front pocket wallets, 42L duffle bags, Nomex handkerchiefs, firefighter masks, elastic bank card holders, front-pocket wallets, elastic bands, fanny packs, belts, keychains, and a lot more. Like our made-in-USA tactical backpack, our other products are also rugged, reliable, and really good looking. Read more

Frequently Asked Questions

What is an EDC backpack?

EDC backpack (or everyday carry backpack) is a type of bag specifically designed to hold the most frequently used items. Some of these items include wallets, flashlights, mobile phones, pens, notebooks, and watches. Our EDC bags are extremely comfortable and hard-wearing, allowing us to be one of the best EDC backpack brands in the USA.

What should be in an EDC backpack?

Besides the already mentioned items, a standard made-in-USA EDC backpack should contain multi-tools, key rings, pocket knives, and first aid items. EDC bags created at Recycled Firefighter are perfectly suited to carry all your necessary items.

How big should a tactical backpack be?

The size of a standard tactical backpack varies. The backpacks in the 15-26 liter range are what suit most customers. There are also larger alternatives that may contain as much as 100 liters. At Recycled Firefighter, we offer made-in-USA tactical backpacks in various sizes to satisfy different needs.

What's the use of a tactical backpack?

Tactical backpacks make it easier for people to carry different equipment while on the move. These items are provenly effective for the following purposes:

  • Long-distance hiking
  • Traveling
  • Going to gym
  • Going to school or job

Where can you find the best backpack brands in the USA?

Our main priority at Recycled Firefighter is to leave our customers satisfied with creatively designed and comfortable to wear made in USA tactical backpacks. Our products are long-lasting and capable of holding all the necessary items for everyday use. Besides the Chief tactical backpack, we create other backpack options:

Take a look at our website and order the product of your choice today!