Oorah! No ‘girly’ cap for Marines

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From left to right, the current men's cap that the Marine Corps has adopted; the female prototype of the men's cap; the current women's cap; the Dan Daly prototype for men.

From left to right, the current men’s cap that the Marine Corps has adopted; the female prototype of the men’s cap; the current women’s cap; the modern Dan Daly prototype for men.  |  Marine Corps  photo illustration.

Well, it would seem that the commandant of the Marine Corps paid attention to 91% of Marines who participated in a survey on what cap to wear, Stars and Stripes reports. Continue reading

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The Marines’ ‘girly’ cap?

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The female Marine “bucket cover” (second from right) has a distinctly different shape than the cap that men wear now (left). The Dan Daly hat (right) is named after the World War I Medal of Honor recipient who yelled: “Come on, you (so-and-sos), do you want to live forever?” as he led his men into battle in Belleau Wood.

The Defense Department is asking the Marine Corps to find a unisex option for a dress and service uniform cap, Stars and Stripes reports. Continue reading

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