TRU-SPEC - Military Boonies
FOR DUTY & CASUAL WEAR
The boonie hat was introduced to the United States Armed Forces during the Vietnam War, when U.S. Army Green Berets began wearing them in the field, along with Australian and Army of the Republic of Vietnam units. These hats were locally procured; the camo cloth was usually salvaged from other uniform items or with the former from a parachute or made up by the tailor. The name is derived from "boonie", the abbreviated form of boondocks (itself originally American military slang derived from Tagalog bundok, "mountain", during the Philippine-American War. Made to current U.S. military specs.
- Brass screen vents
- Adjustable chin strap
- Built in internal map pocket
- Loops around crown for adding additional camouflage or to secure small items
- Available as 50/50 Nylon/Cotton Rip-Stop / 100% Cotton Rip-Stop ….. Inquire for pricing on the 50/50 material option.
Note: 100% Cotton Ripstop model is one shown here and of which the Skew # are set up for.
Sizes:7, 7¼, 7½ & 7¾
One in Khaki 100% Cotton Rip-Stop in Stock..... Also Available as 50/50 Cot/Nylon Ripstop * Special Order Item, as many colour options available....
** Please Specify your size in comments section of your order.... Can be $1 - $11 more depending on model.
See Link for more options and inquire: http://www.truspec.com/accessories/headwear/military-boonies/