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Catalog Number A2011.879.38
Object Name Hat
Scope & Content Boonie Hat worn by Capt. Sarah Noyes, West Point Grad, Iraq and Afghanistan Vet. Boonie hat derives from Vietnam. A bush hat, worn by elite troops in deep jungles where helmets would not be of much use. Sarah's unit in Iraq was issued Boonie hats but her Company Commander would not allow any head gear but hte kevlar helmet. (Info. from Mike Kennedy.)
Title Boonie hat From Iraq
Collection Military
Accession number A2011.879.38
Received date 05/24/2011
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Catalog date 2012-11-09