The boonie hat was originally introduced to the United States armed forces during the vietnam war when the US green beret special forces units began wearing them in the field. With its semi-wide brim, this military hat, also known as a sun hat protects your head from the hot sun and while maintaining a good amount of visibility so that you won't be caught unaware. Over the years, the boonie hat has become an often worn recreational hat used for all-around outdoor and everyday wear such as camping, hiking, fishing and every day sun protection. This military style boonie hat is made to government specifications. The heavyweight twill material will provide long lasting sun protection for years to come. This heavy weight boonie hat has loops woven around the brim for leaves and branches to aid in camouflaging yourself and the adjustable chin strap will help to keep the hat from falling off of you when you're moving at a fast pace. Pick yours up today.
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