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This was in pile of military items I picked up awhile ago. The hat was the only female related item in the lot and I was just wondering if this is a military cap? There are no tags in the white hat with maroon piping but it looks just like a garrison cap. I appreciate any information.

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SSG Jarred S Fontenot US Army KIA Baghdad, Iraq 10-18-07 RIP my friend-Charlie Three Three Delta Out


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I may be way off, but something in the back of my head says American Legion Auxillary?

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I may be way off, but something in the back of my head says American Legion Auxillary?

I appreciate the information and I looked at plenty of American Legion photos and and have not found anything close to it. Are there any other thoughts on this hat? think.gif

In memory of.....
SSG Jarred S Fontenot US Army KIA Baghdad, Iraq 10-18-07 RIP my friend-Charlie Three Three Delta Out


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I have seen a garrison cap just like this somewhere, and I cannot remember where it was for the life of me. I am thinking, but I might be totally wrong, that I saw garrison caps like this being worn by nurse veterans in a parade? Like a veterans' organization type hat?

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Okay, I dug through my photo file and found a print from the 25th Anniversary of the Vietnam Wall, from the parade. The print shows a float of old ladies dressed in white wearing white garrison caps like the ones pictured. They appear to be embroidered on the right side, like veterans' caps are (chapter / place) but they're too far away for me to make out what the caps say and I don't have a picture of the banner on the float, so I don't know who they are. But it's a start...

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I have seen a garrison cap just like this somewhere, and I cannot remember where it was for the life of me. I am thinking, but I might be totally wrong, that I saw garrison caps like this being worn by nurse veterans in a parade? Like a veterans' organization type hat?

I know you collect woman's uniforms so I can mark this off as non-military? I appreciate the information. Thanks! thumbsup.gif

In memory of.....
SSG Jarred S Fontenot US Army KIA Baghdad, Iraq 10-18-07 RIP my friend-Charlie Three Three Delta Out


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I have been collecting women's militaria for almost 20 years now and in my humble opinion it is not a military issue hat.

"In the first place we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith becomes an American and assimilates himself to us, he shall be treated on an exact equality with everyone else, for it is an outrage to discriminate against any such man because of creed, or birthplace, or origin. But this is predicated upon the person's becoming in every facet an American, and nothing but an American . . . There can be no divided allegiance here. Any man who says he is an American, but something else also, isn't an American at all. We have no room for but one flag, the American Flag . . . We have room for but one language here, and that is the English language . . . and we have room for but one sole loyalty and that is a loyalty to the American people."

 

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I have been collecting women's militaria for almost 20 years now and in my humble opinion it is not a military issue hat.

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In memory of.....
SSG Jarred S Fontenot US Army KIA Baghdad, Iraq 10-18-07 RIP my friend-Charlie Three Three Delta Out


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This was in pile of military items I picked up awhile ago. The hat was the only female related item in the lot and I was just wondering if this is a military cap? There are no tags in the white hat with maroon piping but it looks just like a garrison cap. I appreciate any information.

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I've been looking at this pictures for weeks, i think this could be the hat of the American Red Cross Administration Staff Corps uniform. I've seen the ARC Administration uniform some months back but without the hat. The colors of your hat matches the uniform. I wish i could find the pictures...

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