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First the Hat

June 27, 2012

 

Before WAVES recruits would get their uniforms at boot camp (which needed to be personally fitted), they would receive the WAVES hat.

This image comes from Marjorie Sue Green’s booklet From Recruit to Salty WAVE! The Ordeal of Seaman Green held by The Betty H. Carter Women Veterans Historical Project at the University of North Carolina Greensboro.

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