posted on Jun, 14 2011 @ 07:29 PM
reply to post by SPYvsSPY
I did 10 yrs in the 82d ABN. I loved jumping, but have always hated the beret. Made of wool, keeps the North Carolina heat in, ya sweat like a pig.
provides no protection from the sun. It isn't remotely tactical.
Luckily, I had a Command that hated the beret as well. I've worn it maybe five or six times since it's adoption Army-wide and that was always in