The Bancroft family started their cap business in in Worcester, Massachusetts. In they built a plant in Cabot, Arkansas. Bancroft's proud service to the military became legendary when President John F. Kennedy donned the company's now famous "Green Beret" at an official white house ceremony. Green beret of rifle green wool, with a black leather sweat band. Schmidt in Vietnam in
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Prince famously sang about a raspberry beret. John Wayne made a movie about the Green Berets. And the beatnik poets of the s and s made black berets comme il faut along with black turtlenecks and horn-rimmed glasses. Yes, the beret has long held a place in the annals of fashion history. Yet for all its worldwide fame, this style of hat is most associated with France, the place where these disc-shaped chapeaus were first mass-produced in
Delayed report on Green Beret deaths in Niger may be subpoenaed from DoD
Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan faced questions about the October Niger ambush Tuesday, as lawmakers struggled to understand when final decisions on reprimands and awards will be made. The final report on the ambush, which has been repeatedly delayed, may be forcefully subpoenaed by Congress if the Pentagon continues to withhold its findings, one lawmaker warned. The awards and reprimands are key to the Niger ambush more than a year later, due to allegations that the military has been attempting to blame junior officers for the failures that led to the deaths of four U. Former Defense Secretary James Mattis convened a review on the ambush that would include recommendations for awards and punishments. That review was brought to Shanahan when he assumed control over the Defense Department but he did not find it satisfactory, Shanahan told the House Armed Services Committee Tuesday.
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