Current Topics
Obama Vetoes 9/11 Lawsuit Bill
by NW Ponderer
NC Republican Congressman Robert Pittenger: Protesters ‘hate white people’
by rporter314
Campaign 2016
by logtroll
08:22 AM
One person's thought about conservatism
by logtroll
08:04 AM
The Passing Parade: Obituaries: 2016
by Golem
10:52 PM
Trump's Trumpet
by rporter314
04:53 PM
Searching for ET...
by pondering_it_all
04:43 PM
Count Rumford
by logtroll
11:42 AM
Ted Cruz Caves, Endorses Donald Trump
by logtroll
10:17 AM
Sugar Industry Bought Off Scientists in 1960's
by Ezekiel
07:13 AM
High school football team loses on purpose after opposing player's injury
by NW Ponderer
02:50 AM
Joe Paterno tribute ignites positive and negative passions
by pdx rick
09/24/16 11:59 PM
Trump Ohio Chairwoman Says There Was No Racism Before Obama
by Spag-hetti
09/24/16 12:43 PM
Badass Senator Lizzy Warren yells at dirty scummy Bankster
by pdx rick
09/23/16 04:48 PM
Really?...... Why not Weiner dog?
by pondering_it_all
09/23/16 07:27 AM
Forum Stats
6173 Members
56 Forums
15436 Topics
266400 Posts

Max Online: 282 @ 05/29/08 01:08 AM
Google Adsense
Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4 5 >
Topic Options
#264295 - 10/24/13 02:25 PM Obama wants Marines to wear ‘girly’ hats
Golem Offline
enthusiast

Registered: 03/12/12
Posts: 3165
Loc: Orange County, California, USA
Jeane MacIntosh
New York Post
October 23, 2013

Quote:


The old hats (left) compared to the new ones (right).


Quote:
A change to the Marine Corps' uniform hats could take the hard-nosed Leathernecks from the Halls of Montezuma to the shops of Christopher Street.

Thanks to a plan by President Obama to create a "unisex" look for the Corps, officials are on the verge of swapping out the Marines' iconic caps – known as "covers" — with a new version that some have derided as so "girly" that they would make the French blush.

More



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ol5Dfs7jqFI

Top
#264299 - 10/24/13 03:29 PM Re: Obama wants Marines to wear ‘girly’ hats [Re: Golem]
logtroll Offline
veteran

Registered: 04/25/10
Posts: 7863
Loc: New Mexico (not old Mexico)
Originally Posted By: Golem
[QUOTE]
A change to the Marine Corps' uniform hats could take the hard-nosed Leathernecks from the Halls of Montezuma to the shops of Christopher Street.

Thanks to a plan by President Obama to create a "unisex" look for the Corps, officials are on the verge of swapping out the Marines' iconic caps – known as "covers" — with a new version that some have derided as so "girly" that they would make the French blush.
Refresh me, please... which ones are the "girly" hats??
_________________________
"You can't fix a problem until you know what the problem is." Logtroll

Top
#264301 - 10/24/13 04:59 PM Re: Obama wants Marines to wear ‘girly’ hats [Re: logtroll]
Golem Offline
enthusiast

Registered: 03/12/12
Posts: 3165
Loc: Orange County, California, USA
Originally Posted By: logtroll
Refresh me, please... which ones are the "girly" hats??

The ones on the right.

Top
#264302 - 10/24/13 05:07 PM Re: Obama wants Marines to wear ‘girly’ hats [Re: Golem]
rporter314 Offline
old hand

Registered: 03/18/03
Posts: 5449
Loc: Highlands, Tx
your right or my right?
_________________________
ignorance is the enemy
without equality there is no liberty

Top
#264305 - 10/24/13 05:34 PM Re: Obama wants Marines to wear ‘girly’ hats [Re: Golem]
Golem Offline
enthusiast

Registered: 03/12/12
Posts: 3165
Loc: Orange County, California, USA
These.


Top
#264306 - 10/24/13 06:26 PM Re: Obama wants Marines to wear ‘girly’ hats [Re: Golem]
logtroll Offline
veteran

Registered: 04/25/10
Posts: 7863
Loc: New Mexico (not old Mexico)
I been jiggling the screws on my Girlydar, but I still ain't getting a reading. I don't think much of either haberdasherical iteration.
_________________________
"You can't fix a problem until you know what the problem is." Logtroll

Top
#264308 - 10/24/13 07:20 PM Re: Obama wants Marines to wear ‘girly’ hats [Re: Golem]
Jeffery J. Haas Offline


veteran

Registered: 08/03/04
Posts: 11859
Loc: Whittier, California
_________________________
"Liberty is so important to "libertarians" that they think actually getting to exercise liberty should be a privilege that is overwhelmingly rationed in favor of the rich.
Recognizing this ought to tell us what we are dealing with."
---Piers Stephens

Top
#264309 - 10/24/13 07:54 PM Re: Obama wants Marines to wear ‘girly’ hats [Re: Golem]
Ardy Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: 12/22/05
Posts: 12005
Loc: San Jose, Ca USA
Ah Golem.... areyou stiring things up to get a reaction? Smile

A few point of note....

And the particular design is a men's design.... what ever that is...

Quote:
Members of the Marine Corps Uniform Board working this issue do not seem to support the switch to a unisex cap. According to a copy of the survey obtained by ABC News none of the working group members supported the idea of a universal cover.
The board will meet next Tuesday and use the results of the survey to help them decide if a change is necessary. Whatever recommendation they make will then have to be approved by Gen. James Amos, the Marine Corps Commandant.
The proposed smaller unisex hat is known as the “Dan Daly” hat and would be a throwback to the type of hat used prior to 1922. Daly was a two- time Medal of Honor recipient who served in the Marine Corps near the end of the 19th century and early part of the 20th Century. Photos of Daly show him wearing the smaller thinner cap of the time period which resembled the Kepi style hat worn by the French military.
abc news

Here is a link to kepi style hats... which thie girly boys of the civl war wore wiki images

And we know the shennanigans those boys got up to in the trenches... all duded up in their girly hats....

But beyond all of that.... and the fact that no decision has been made... I really wonder if there is a pparticualr reason to lay this on Obama.... do you really think this has landed on his desk? or that he has suggested to the pentagon that they should look into getting a new style of hat? Do you really think that? Or are we just having some fun?
_________________________
"It's not a lie if you believe it." -- George Costanza
The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves. --Bertrand Russel

Top
#264311 - 10/24/13 08:18 PM Re: Obama wants Marines to wear ‘girly’ hats [Re: Golem]
Irked Offline
enthusiast

Registered: 12/14/05
Posts: 3398
Loc: Somewhere out in left field
French hats! Might as well just change the Marine Corps banner into a white flag. Are we supposed to be aspiring to emulate those surrender monkeys now?
_________________________
How eager they are to be slaves - Tiberus Caesar

Coulda tripped out easy, but I've changed my ways - Donovan

I consider myself to be a laid back type and quite tolerant on most issues - AB Breivik

Top
#264312 - 10/24/13 08:23 PM Re: Obama wants Marines to wear ‘girly’ hats [Re: Ardy]
logtroll Offline
veteran

Registered: 04/25/10
Posts: 7863
Loc: New Mexico (not old Mexico)
There were some purty good hats in that collection, Ardy. Maybe ten, or so.
_________________________
"You can't fix a problem until you know what the problem is." Logtroll

Top
Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4 5 >

Who's Online
0 registered (), 30 Guests and 2 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
Dawnterrorel, EnriliAndi, EndumnCurt, ebofyju, keemnPol
6173 Registered Users
A2