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Old 06-14-2011, 11:10 PM   #1
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COLUMBIA, S.C. — Army soldiers are gleeful they can ditch the ill-fitting black wool berets they've worn for years and go back to their old, brimmed patrol caps.
Army Secretary John McHugh ordered the change to take effect Tuesday, which also happens to be the service's 236th birthday.
Army soldiers ditch hated berets in favor of caps - US news - Military - msnbc.com


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Old 06-14-2011, 11:47 PM   #2
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I for one am damn happy about it. Some of us had to earn ours, it was not just issued to us.



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Right Jack. I felt disgusted when they made us go to them. I held out to the last minute before I put that thing on.

I voiced my feelings loud and clear to the CO 1st SGM and BN CO.

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I felt it was a bad idea from the word go when they implemented it, and anyone that had ever "earned" anything special in their life, was probably on board with that thought.

I think by lowering that special bar, and making the beret available to all, it devalued everything that the beret itself stood for in the first place and devalued those that had truly earned it.

I am glad another relic that started with the Klinton Adminstration and was mistakenly pushed through, has gone by the wayside.

You can wear yours' with pride again Jack. *respect*

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bout damn time they got rid of those fugly monica lewinski hats clinton picked for em

im glad i ets'd before that came in. i wouldnt have been able to handle wearing a hat made famous by a whore

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YESSS!!!

I remember having to switch to those. We felt those that earned them were disrespected by idiotic politicians who never served.

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They weren't that uncomfortable if you knew how to wear them. And they're great for picking up chicks.

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This may not be true, but I heard they were implemented during the Clinton era and manufactured in China.

I'm cool with going back to whatever so long as the new head cover is not made in China.

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I'm cool with going back to whatever so long as the new head cover is not made in China.
Don't you work for the Government? Do you REALLY think the military is going to opt for American Made caps for their troops when some of the most patriotic and US based businesses don't??

C'mon Yunus, you need to work some magic and divert some funds so we set up a US based clothing supplier.
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This may not be true, but I heard they were implemented during the Clinton era and manufactured in China.

I'm cool with going back to whatever so long as the new head cover is not made in China.
its true clinton personally chose them not sure about the china thing


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