What Is a Boonie Hat?

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A boonie hat is a type of wide-brim hat commonly used by militaries. The hat's design is somewhat similar to a bucket hat but with a stiffer brim. It has a 'foliage ring' that is meant to hold additional vegetation as camouflage in battle zones.
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Boonie hats are typically made from wind-resistant poplin and cotton. The traditional styles are olive drab green, woodland camouflage, desert camouflage and tiger stripe camouflage
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Field cover with a brim all the way around it. It became an issue item in 2001 when the no-iron cammies were introduced. May not be worn in garrison.
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One can purchase a 'Boonie' hat at Cabela's, Dick's Sporting Goods, and most other outfitter stores. Military style hats are available at Soldier City and Army Surplus World.
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You can purchase a boonie hat online at Amazon for about $12 plus shipping
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Boonie hats are wide-brimmed hats that often have a tie around the chin. They offer protection from both the sun and the rain, and can be folded up and placed ...
Boonie hats are typically made from wind-resistant poplin and cotton. The traditional styles are olive drab green, woodland camouflage, desert camouflage and tiger ...
A boonie hat is most often used by those who spend a lot of time outdoors. Soldiers, outdoor enthusiasts, and workers find it useful to protect against the elements ...
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