Skip to comments.Stetson hat to be new Army standard headgear
Posted on 04/01/2011 3:47:27 PM PDT by SandRat
Stetson hat to be new Army standard headgear In a tip-of-the-brim nod to its American frontier history, the Army is likely to change hats again - returning to the days of the wild west and adopting a dark blue Stetson as the official head cover... Read More
After reading the story, I saw the explanation in the very last sentence of the article.
"The Army's official adoption date of the Stetson will be April Fool's Day, 2012."
That said, I do like the new blue digital Navy working uniform with the pointed ball-cap. But the Navy's other uniforms still require the silly white cup on the head. Yes, I like tradition, but come on, a bowl on the head?
We had another name for those caps.
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