A bandana is something everyone should have. Actually the more the better. I have them in my BOB, I have a few in my first aid bag plus in various other areas. I have both small and large because when using as a sling, the larger ones worked better. Following is a list of 30uses for bandanas- 1. Signal (also see signal mirror) 2. Neck Gaiter for cold weather 3. Tourniquet (But for Snake Bites use a Sawyer Extractor) 4. Pot Holder 5. Collecting Wild Edibles 6. Sun block for neck 7. Sling (first-aid – also see medical kits for you BOB) 8. Sling (as in David and Goliath) 9. Sling (for a staff ) 10. Cordage (strips or as is) 11. Washcloth/Towel (Bathe out of a Collapsible Bucket) 12. Sweatband 13. Waist pack/pouch 14. Hobo Pack 15. Padding a hotspot 16. Cleaning Patches for Firearm 17. Bullet Patches for Muzzleloader 18. Gun Wipe Cloth (with oil) 19. Toilet Paper 20. Mark a Trail 21. Dish Rag 22. Napkin 23. Eye patch 24. Pre-water Filter (like Coffee Filters) 25. Clean Glasses and other lens 26. Ear Muffs 27. Bind a stone and toss a line over a limb 28. Dust Mask (in Urban Survival) 29. Wet and wear for Hot Weather 30. Sneezing I borrowed the above list from Survival Cache 30 Uses for a Bandana Bandannas are such a great tool to always have that some even come with info printed on them. You can purchase them with first aid instructions, knot tying, and survival tips. Printed Image SOO311-B First Aid Bandana What have you used them for?