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how many remember the flat hat that was issued  as part of your uniform. we actually wore it and were required to have it for seabag inspection.

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I remember in boot camp in 1950, they would assemble us out by the barracks with our seabag and have us dump everything out and then a 3rd class  would say "reach down in that pile and pull out a flat hat, everybody got one? there is always a 10 percent and some would hold up a white hat or some other item.  once everyone had a flat hat he would say put it in your seabag and so forth.  The flat hat was optional when I was in Japan. 

I was issued a flat hat in August 1961 during boot camp.I never wore it. 

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