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Old 04-04-2011, 03:53 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX
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Default New military headgear is very Texan!

As a Texan I want to express my approval of this change in the Army Standard Headgear. Changing it from a beret (which seems too French to me), to a dark blue stetson calvary hat. I think it is a far more American and functional headgear. This is a change that Texans can really get behind.

Army News Release: Stetson hat to be new Army standard headgear
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Old 04-04-2011, 03:56 PM
 
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It was an April Fools joke.
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Old 04-04-2011, 04:44 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX
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It was an April Fools joke.
I know, but I still support the idea. I still think it is more practical and useful then a beret. At the bottom of that press release it says:

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The Army's official adoption date of the Stetson will be April Fool's Day, 2012.
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Old 04-04-2011, 04:47 PM
 
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Stetson is ugly. Beret is ugly. Bring back the garrison cap and call it a day.
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Old 04-04-2011, 08:31 PM
 
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Chef's hats for all.

But yeah berets suck. If you're going to have a functionless hat why not a fez or something.
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Old 04-04-2011, 08:52 PM
 
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Why is the top hat out of style? Surely you could fit some extra ammo under there. And you're ready for monopoly!
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Old 04-05-2011, 01:53 PM
 
Location: Metromess
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I personally like the beret look.
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Old 04-05-2011, 03:16 PM
 
Location: Midessa, Texas Home Yangzhou, Jiangsu temporarily
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They should change to raspberry berets. The kind you find in a second hand store.
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Old 04-05-2011, 05:14 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX
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That is a little too gay for the military. We want our military to strike the fear of god into our enemies, not make them want to blow kisses.
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Old 04-05-2011, 05:34 PM
 
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
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Stetson is ugly. Beret is ugly. Bring back the garrison cap and call it a day.

The Special Forces (Army Rangers) wear the Beret, and have for a long time. I doubt that you'd tell one of them that it's ugly. That is, if you want to live.
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