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When did female officers begin wearing male covers?


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Note that it has been a very long time since I was active military, but back before dirt was invented, female Navy and Marine officers had their own, different covers.

Watching the funeral of Mr. Bush, I noted that female officers all wear the basic peaked cap.

When did this all happen?

Did I get old when I wasn't watching?

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Don't call a hatch a door.

Don't call your rack a bed.

Don't call a ladder stairs.

Don't call the head a toilet.



I have my father's copy of the Bluejackets Manual from 1943.

It still included a large section on how to police, where and how to set up your hammock.

Yes, Naval vessels and troopships still used hammocks during World War II.


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