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The Best Tan Combat Boots for Men

Combat boots are the perfect style for every need, from an outdoor hike to a street-style-forward ensemble. These boots have a high-top construction with a lace-up front and a sturdy base for all-day comfort and security. We rounded up the finest tan combat boots for men to shop now from Reebok, Maelstrom and more. Match these sandy-colored boots with a pair of joggers and a hoodie for a casual yet impressive look or match them to your favorite outdoor-ready pants and protective gear for an on-the-go day of activities and action. Bonus: They’re all tactical styles, so you can wear them on the job or for leisure activities.

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1. 5.11 Tactical Leather Combat Boots

Made with 100% full-grain leather and textile uppers, 5.11’s tactical boots are built for the toughest terrain. 

Pros: These boots also have a dual-density insole with a bottom layer of high-rebound foam as well as a top layer of Ortholite Lazy recovery foam for added comfort. There is also a hidden knife pocket for tactical needs.

Cons: These boots run small.

5.11 combat boots
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2. Maelstrom Military Work Boots

Maelstrom’s boots are made with polishable full-grain leather and nylon uppers with a side zipper closure. They’re AR-670-1 compliant and electrical-hazard safe.

Pros: These boots have a removable, shock-absorbent cushion in addition to an antibacterial, moisture-wicking and waterproof lining. Meanwhile, the all-terrain, oil-resistant rubber outsole is engineered for maximum grip.

Cons: These may fit tight in the toe box.

maelstrom combat boots
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3. Reebok Work Rapid Response RB Boots

Reebok equips its combat boots with a durable leather and ballistic nylon upper, plus mountain trail rubber outsoles for optimal traction. They also meet ASTM 4213 safety standards and are made with electrical hazard protection.

Pros: These boots have a protective and roomy composite top cap and a molded dual-density insole for cushioning.

Cons: These run big.

reebok combat boots
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