TACTICAL GEAR: Tactical Ball Caps Look Stupid

Tactical Ball Cap Math

Over the past few years I have been seeing people wearing these so-called “Tactical Ball Caps” or “Operator Ball Caps” with Velcro patches all over them – news flash folks, you look Silly.

Look, I am hardly Louis Vuitton or some sort of fashion guru but even I know that a Coyote Brown Ball cap with a big ass Velcro patch on the front and rear along with another Velcro patch on the top screams “Look at ME!!!! I am Sooooooooooo Tactical”.

The Velcro patches on the front and back are for flag or moral patches (I guess just one “Major League Ninja” patch is not enough) and the Velcro on the top is for an IR patch to identify you as a Friendly to Allied Gunships circling above your “AO” or something ridiculous like that.

Anyway like I said, Tactical Ball Caps look Stupid – and if you get one in multicam and I see you wearing I will kick you in the balls 1248 times.

~James G
James is a Veteran Civilian Contractor who has worked in the Middle East and Southeast Asia for way too long. He spends his off time in his homes in Indonesia and Virginia getting drunk, shooting guns and writing poorly written articles.

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219 thoughts on “TACTICAL GEAR: Tactical Ball Caps Look Stupid”

  1. Okay, okay, I get the camo tactical hat thing isn’t cool to wear, and probably never was. However, I will never give up my multicam boonie hat and gear. Besides, EKIA’s blood stains seem to blend in a little better than with others I’ve tried.

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    1. Since I was a Special Warfare Combat crewman while in the Navy and a Cavalry Scout with the 1-7 Cav with 9 deployments retired with 21 years of service and now a DOD Contractor, I think I will exercise my richly earned right and wear what ever the hell I want. Any questions?

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      1. I totally agree. I served in the Marine Corps for six years. I was medically retired for injuries sustained overseas. I were a “tactical hat” because i also earned the right. I have an american flag patch on the front. Is that stupid? Whoever made this sight is a complete idiot. I would like to see you tell half of the Veterans who wear these hats, and call them stupid. you wont last long. You feel you are a tough guy by putting this on the web. you hide behind a computer and call people stupid for wearing hats that represent their sacrifices along with those who have given the ultimate sacrifice. You make me sick

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      2. Hooah. Thank you for your service. I hope to go for SF selection. Thank you also for your service in DoD.

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        1. Make sure you add your stupid wannabe operator hat to the packing list.

          Contrary to popular opinion, everyone is not an operator.

          Hooah. Thank you for your service. I hope to go for SF selection. Thank you also for your service in DoD.

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      3. Hell to the yes!!!!! ‘Merica!

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  2. Pound sand?

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  3. So your sayin I earned the right to wear it at work but when I come home I can’t wear it cause you may kick me in my balls? Com’on then, I’ll be your huckleberry…..

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    1. Thats what I was thinking.

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    2. It’s actually Huckle Bearer, like paul bearer. But good reference!!

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  4. While I didn’t really disagree with the author of this “article” at first I have now decided that he seems to be an opinionated, blowhard, PX Commando. Taste is a subjective thing and cannot ever be the object of truly serious conflict. This goes for taste in headgear as it does for taste in beer, women, cars or anything else that is none of the author’s freaking business. Now, I don’t believe that I actually have a tactical cap in multicam. In fact I’m not sure I have a tactical cap at all but if the author should ever meet me and take umbrage with my headgear he should bear this in mind; I am older, wiser and I fight damn dirty so kick at your own risk.

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  5. So what’s the problem here exactly? Is it the velcro, the camo pattern, brand, all of the above? What about a commercial pseudo-camo pattern with no velcro, like the embroidered “FOB-(whatever)” hats the PX sells? Curious as to where the line is drawn, or if some features are more evil than others.

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  6. Here’s a few folks who would probably disagree and take you up on that attempted kick.

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  7. I enjoy wearing my “tactical cap” and no, I have never stepped one foot in the “sand box”. I am patriotic to the heart (God, country, family) and feel like i have the right to share that patriatism to all. So if that means I have the oppurtunity to slap an american flag on the front of my hat, well then, thats what i am going to do…

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  8. I was at a military store with my kids looking for a case for my vintage Winchester and my kids spotted these hats. Theirs are just plain green and I think they look fine with a simple American flag patch on the front and the other velcro removed.
    I do agree about the choice of patches because all too often there’s a retard with one on that says Zombie Response Team or Spec OP Beer Assassin. I feel they missed the point. Then again maybe they didn’t because I’ve never seen my buddy, who actually was in special ops, wear one. Perhaps I’ve made your point for you. Still, if you kick my kids in the balls I’ll have to shoot you once in each knee.

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  9. Kick me in the nuts when you see me, I’ll put two in your PMC ass!

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  10. I’m a combat veteran that has a multicam tactical hat. I wear it, and feel no shame. Sounds like you’re jealous to me.

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  11. Feeling a little insecure are we James? What happened, all the other guys make you carry their water while they did all the big boy stuff.
    It’s about pride and Esprit’d’corps you fucking faggot, and you don’t have to wait till you see me in public I’ll be happy to tell you where I live. Oh, by the way, good luck kicking me in the balls after I’ve pulled off your fucking legs and beaten you stupid with them.

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  12. Feeling a little insecure are we James? What happened, all the other guys make you carry their water while they did all the big boy stuff.
    It’s about pride and Esprit’d’corps you fucking faggot, and you don’t have to wait till you see me in public I’ll be happy to tell you where I live. Oh, by the way, good luck kicking me in the balls after I’ve pulled off your fucking legs and beaten you stupid with them.

    Real talk bro! That’s some hella funny sh$% right there. BTW, you could try to hurt me by kicking my nuts. However, I got balls of steel babe, and that would only motivate me to put hands on you…mu, ha, ha, (evil laugh) ha, ha…

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  13. A Zombie Response Squad tac cap…shit…I want one.

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  14. “He spends his off time in his homes in Indonesia and Virginia getting drunk, shooting guns and writing poorly written articles.”

    Better to be mature and sober when making infantile threats against unknown opponents, James.

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  15. I think y’all are missing the point, James obviously has more of a grey taste, and I can say I’m just as sick as he is of all the stuff I see people wearing now, however y’all do have a point, there are better ways to put it.

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  16. You are a major league douchbag.

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  17. Great responses to a real Liptard…..now back to checking out patches for my cap

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    1. The following time I read a wolbeg, I hope that it doesnt disappoint me as a lot as this one. I imply, I know it was my option to read, however I actually thought youd have something attention-grabbing to say. All I hear is a bunch of whining about something that you can fix in case you werent too busy looking for attention.

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  18. Hey Stud,
    I have five combat tours under my belt as a U.S. Marine. Four in Iraq and one in Afghanistan. I’ve never been a civilian tactical operator, however I have worked with four of these guys in Afghanistan. They all were embedded with my team in the Helmand Province and wore our Digi’s. Only two of them were Jarheads back in the day and the other two were cops. Now, who in the flip do you think you are to tell Veterans what we will wear and when we can and can’t wear it? I don’t care who you are in the world or who you think you are in the world or who thinks you’re somebody in world. You won’t be kicking me buddy.

    I understand if you are directing this to the “Dreamers”, “Nobodies”, “PX Warriors” and “Combat Wishers” that never served in the sand, let alone stood on the Yellow Foot Prints. I have been there and done that and I will wear the F’ing t-shirt, shorts, socks, shoes, bandanna, sun glasses, jacket, and cap if I damn well please. I have inclosed a pic of my bro and I at Khan Neshin.
    Semper Fi,
    Two War Marine

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  19. As a civilian I wear the cap for a bunch of reasons.

    1. They aren’t branded, but if I decide to brand it I can swap whatever logo I want on and off without buying a new hat.

    2. Some of them are made of nice waterproof material, or mesh so it’s super light. If you work outdoors, chances are I don’t have to tell you why both are useful. I also probably don’t have to tell oyu that the average baseball cap rarely comes with these features.

    3. Some of them come with clips, again useful if you work outdoors

    4. No metal clip on top means I can wear headphones more easily, and if something falls on my head I don’t end up with a tear in my skin like when I wore normal baseball camps last time I was working under a building and moved my head up too quick. When I go spelunking it’s the same reasoning.

    5. Better made. If you spend a little over 20 bucks you get quality stiching, materials, and with some brands field testing. That means the hat doesnt go to shit in a few months from hard use (like most of the caps I bought before switching to Hazard 4 tactical baseball caps.

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  20. James G sounds like a no load cunt!

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  21. I don’t have one on in any camo, just nice mall ninja black. Works great for tactical shopping. I agree with the idea of changing out patches for the mood. I also need to be able to put on my zombie hunter patch for when the SHTF.
    Final note, kick me in the balls and I’ll sue you with my tactical lawyer.

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  22. I suppose james.g has never seen the reality of a friendly fire incident, for whatever reason in whatever circumstances due to incorrect target identification and it is then that you realise how invaluable that IR tab ontop of your tactical ball cap is even if it improves your chances by 10 percent it is 10 percent you never had, as per the American flag on the front of the ball cap well clearly he is not very patriotic, dont care much for the zombie killer, skull and bones patches, oh and 1 more patch he did not mention was a blood type patch which comes in handy if you are bleeding out and you are a contractor without all the support elements or are far removed from support for whatever reason and receive help from medical staff who dont know your blood type especially if you are unconcious, attention to detail james its what keeps you alive, so you are probably one of those cowboys who decided to become a contractor without any real background or else you were and are no more, seen a few of those around lots of war stories but no practical application in the here and now when it counts. So best you get a tactical ball cap and get with the program james.

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    1. It is pretty obvious that I am referring to people wearing this to starbucks genius

      And I have worn one – In Iraq, not stateside

      Go buy a sense of humor

      ~James G

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      1. I believe this was under the SATIRE heading. I believe James was pointing out the silliness of weekend commandos pretending to be hard by wearing these caps.

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  23. I was in the Army for 8 years between the two wars in the sand box. I trained with two guys who lost their lives and a couple more who were injured in combat. Even if I wasn’t currently a SWAT cop, I would wear these hats. They are comfortable. Mine currently has a trunk monkey moral patch.
    James, when you see me out, please feel free to kick me in my balls. It’s an open invite. Please, before you met me or one of my guys (who all wear these hats), have your blood type written legibly somewhere about your person. You won’t have to wait for the type and match at the local ER.

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  24. Damn, All these hostile posts about a hat. I see it like this: Life’s too short to worry about someone else’s choices. If someone has this deep burning desire to wear a ‘ tactical ‘ cap, whatever that is, it’s not my call. If they look stupid, at least in your eyes, let them. I wear ball caps day in and day out, and have for over 40 years. Only difference is that I still block mine. That’s my choice. I have yet to have anyone call me out because of it. If it blocks out the sun, or shows your blood type, why then, it’s a useful tool. All I can say is FIDO.

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  25. I’ll stick with my O’s hat. Never gave 2 shits about what anybody else is wearing as long as it doesn’t compromise my ass. The way I see it, I like to wear whatever the hell doesn’t require a full fucking wardrobe change before I hit the bar. I understand the whole multi-cam hat dbag thing, but would be straight up lying if I said I never ordered one when Crye first came out with em. Although I don’t remember any velcro, think it just said CP on it. Never wore it, I prefer flex fit, and don’t like to advertise that shit. To me it would be like wearing a Glock team shirt when I’m carrying my G19. That’s my biz and I don’t want to advertise it. Personal preference though. Multi-cam away.

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  26. Hey dude, I love the contractors caps….and yes, I have one in multicam, digital camo, black and khaki, and I’ll put whatever patch I darned well please on mine….and will look cool in it too! I wore the 5.11 taclite pants, 5.11 tactical shirts and the contractors ballcap while I was a civilian contractor with Vector Control in Iraq and Afghanistan. BTW, it’ll be hard for you to kick me with your legs broken. Have a nice day!

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  27. As a veteran of both US army Infantry with several combat tours, and being attached to SOCOM in Iraq for two tours, I think that I can wear my operator’s caps anytime, anywhere! I understand if there is some fat POS walking around or a poser who has never seen more combat than what he saw on CNN, then yeah they shouldn’t wear them. Its a good point, to a point!

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  28. Ironically everyone who has posted to this comment has done exactly what James G wanted you to do. And even more ironic is the fact that he is making fun of people who are desperate for attention.

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  29. If you are wearing one in CONUS, you automatically loose the right to mock gangbangers for wearing their pants down around their knees.

    Why are y’all reading stuff you think is stupid?

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  30. Isn’t Freedom of Speech Great! GOD BLESS THE USA!!! I would like to thank all of my brothers and sisters for there service! Cco. 1-187th INF. Rakkasan!

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  31. Last I checked, the “right” to wear a hat with patches on it wasn’t something that’s “earned”. It’s not like a Ranger tab, or a PJ’s maroon beret. With that said, I do agree it’s a tad silly for anyone to rock the “tacti-cool” look, but it shouldn’t be an insult to anyone.

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  32. IThe Guy who wrote the blog about the ball cap with Velcro is a fake and has never been a contrractor if he was he would be more Patriot on the fact that veterens and military love to show’off there moral patches you must be a hodgie or a goat boy if you were in the sandbox you would derstd. 1SG M
    Mark Smith Active U.S. Army Ranger Ft. Bragg NC
    RLTW……,.

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    1. I was a contractor for a Decade kido – so check yourself

      ~James G

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    2. Hahaha You do realize you’re talking about one of the big names in the private industry, right?

      I’ve been following James on the forums and then this blog since I started in early 06′.

      The dude lives this industry, and he’s right – every idiot who gets a VISA for whatever booger-eater shithole nowadays has ten billion patches and the obligatory cool-guy contractor look, despite 95% of whom are static or not an actual security contractor at all. Nothing wrong with either, but very very few are actually mobile (slightly higher speed), and then even fewer of them are running the OGA folks around.

      You’re still Active anyways, what do you know about the industry?

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  33. For the fags here crying – please go buy a sense of humor

    Thank you

    ~James G

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  34. I wear a hat all the time, I wear the tactical style for one reason, the fucking metal rivet ain’t there. Ever get hit on the top of your head with one and you know why. One more thing, they fit better.

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  35. LMAO. Chill……..

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  36. James, James, James, don’t put them off. Good aiming points. Herds get stronger by thinning them out. Chlorene in the gene pool and all that

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  37. I know lots of cops that wear them for emergency call outs. Police patch on the front and name and blood type on the back. They serve a purpose. I have one myself for those purposes. I’m not much for wearing it out in public though. Thats just me though. Wear whatever you want. Who cares so much about what someone else is wearing. If you have that much invested into what others are wearing you really need to get a life.

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  38. HAHA….. I am getting a kick out of reading this. I wear an operator hat because I can down range and because most of the POG’s and REMF’s can’t. Your pic at the top…. ball cap? Did you take the velcro off first? HAHAHA this was a great way to get some people all riled up writing this, my compliments but I will continue to wear my operator cap extra patches and all now with greater zeal always ready for that ever possibility of a swift kick to the balls! Game on!!! Plus you have to admit that a ball cap looks much better with a beard then a helmet! That added touch…..

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  39. I have said hat in tan… have an American flag in Red White and Blue on the front (not subdued). Not afraid or ashamed to wear it while working in Afghanistan. Care to comment? Dare to take it???

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  40. what a bunch of bores-lighten up-wear what you want-fight when required

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  41. I love the massive amount of hatred going towards this article. Just got a operator hat and after reading this, I want to meet the author in person. See, James, some people have respect for soldiers, and believe they have earned the right to show some pride. Have you seen the Iwo Jima survivor’s hats? They look absurd. I still have the urge to salute every one I see. Also, I would love to see you meet G.I. Jane wearing a operator hat, because she’s got more balls than you still, coward.

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  42. Just realized something else. It would be hilarious if you got shot by an American gunship because they didn’t see an IR patch.

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  43. Damn James, you got some interesting comments on this one! Who’d thought that so many people would hang on to their hats like they were actually earned and not bought in a capitalist market. When I read it I assumed you were talking about the airsoft bozos with collection of morale patches and ir patch so the dont get friendly fucked on thier community college campus and the right wing guys who rock them in walmart with a flag patch making outrageous claims about their “rights” who dont know the difference between patriotic and nationalistic. Assuming you were talking about those types of individuals I was in agreement. Ironically, I just came back from a run wearing mine. It was originally bought for work but I use it for rain and hot runs. I also have two patches, a 1*/thin blue line for range and training and a subdued medic patch for missions. Glad you didnt see me out on my run, a kick in the nuts would have jacked up my gate.

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  44. There are no Rangers at Ft. Bragg, only Ranger qualified soldiers,, Rangers are at Benning, Lewis-McCord and Gordon,,, But if you got a tab then great, but living in a Ranger Battalion everyday is a whole different animal..

    IThe Guy who wrote the blog about the ball cap with Velcro is a fake and has never been a contrractor if he was he would be more Patriot on the fact that veterens and military love to show’off there moral patches you must be a hodgie or a goat boy if you were in the sandbox you would derstd. 1SG M
    Mark Smith Active U.S. Army Ranger Ft. Bragg NC
    RLTW……,.

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    1. Thanks for the lesson technical Tom…. I’m a Ranger and I was at Fort Bragg for 16 of my 30 years….quit trying to bust everyone’s balls because you attended RIP and did 2 weeks in 3rd BN before they kicked you out…being a Ranger is about your qualification and how you gunsling not where you physically serve… I’ve known many “Rangers” at all 3 BN’s and REGMT that were shitbags and ended up leaving to go elsewhere where they spent the rest of their short military careers bragging about being a Ranger…

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  45. Wearing it for country and the men and women who fight and serve. I’m proud to wear the American flag and show my patriotism. And James, I don’t need a tactical cap to be tactical motherfucker, btw me and my balls will be waiting.

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  46. i wear one proudly with the american flag on it that was worn on all 150+ combat missions i took part in in afghanistan and i will continue to do so because ive earned that right…thanks

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  47. I don’t know who the fuck this guy thinks he is? I respect his right to freedom of speach but I find it very offensive to tell those of us who like many have said, earned the right to wear what we want, even if it makes us a gear queer or whatever you want to call it. I will rock my multicam hat and flag all day long and welcome any challenges that may come along with it. Thanks to everyone who has served, and I wear my hat with flag to pay tribute to not only this great country but to those who have paid the ultimate sacrifce to protect her. God Bless America

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  48. I think all you have done is created more Tactical hat wearers….. As for kicking ME in the balls for wearing mine (coyote tan with my blood type on the back velcro and the colors on the front) have at it but I had them blown off in Iraq so I will continue to wear my Tactical Hat….. Hell, I will wear a friggin tiara if I want to but if you try to sneak up and kick me where my balls used to be I will undoubtedly put two in your chest and one in your head…. I will probably spit a little Red Man on you once Im finished. Out of respect for your family for having to be related to you, I will cover your corpses face with my Tactical Hat. Cheers!

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  49. ^^ Best convo ever. For all the guys upset by the fake threats about ball-kicking, you are idiots. Anyone can buy an operator hat and wear it whenever they please, it will just make them more easily identifiable as douchebags UNLESS they actually wear it as a part of their official uniform. The same guys who are defensive about this probably loved the beret so they could steal a little bit of the Ranger\’s uniform. Anyone with a fucking brain knew that shit was wrong. Shinseki took a unique piece of uniform that had to be earned and gave it to everyone, essentially a “fuck you” to the guys who put out and actually went to Ranger school. But hey, it\’s a new army right? If you like operator caps then wear it all the time and you might as well buy some MoH\’s and general rank too. You wouldn\’t want to look like a pussy in line at the DFAC right? Lol.

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    1. I for one am still wondering what those 20000 pbiulc servants actually do. Given the amount of corporate governance and other non-core business we uniformed types have to do, they certainly aren’t reducing our administrative workload. Why are they there again? As to the F35 – its now what, 6 years late and no clear idea when it will see squadron service? Sounds like its failing to me.

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  50. The irony…Just spotted this blog while doing a Search for a MultiCam Ball Cap. I guess I must be a poser cause I like that camo pattern better than most others. I\’ve personally never served but usually have the utmost in respect & appreciation for those who have. Now my point James….Only Douchebags & Fags spend much time giving a shit what other guys are wearing. Just sayin\’. IMHO…I also think its pretty retarded that anyone would think that wearing a certain type of cap unless it shows Branch, Rank, etc is a right to be earned. Give me a fucking break! Do I need to lay bricks to wear a pair of work boots etc, etc, etc. Get over yourself man, your self important opinion is only that. In closing how\’s the weather in Indonesia? I lived there for 5 yrs but unlike didn\’t get the chance to shoot my guns, as I had to leave them stateside as private gun ownership there is next to impossible with the exception of a select few.

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  51. TACTICAL GEAR: Tactical Ball Caps Look Stupid… James G., I own a tactical ball cap, it\’s coyote tan, have had it for years now. I have a 3.5″ US flag velcro\’d to the front, the rear velcro has my Whole Armor of God pin in it, my NRA Certified Pistol Instructor pin in it, and sometimes yet another US flag pin too. I\’ve sweated through the thing so much it\’s changed colors and looks simply awful, but, it covers my goard that is now sans hair. I never served but I honor those who do and did, such as my deceased father, 20+ year veteran AF pilot who flew during WWII and Korea. I won\’t wear multi-cam anything though my cargo shorts are camo\’d and comfortable. I thought about the IR patch on the top but never got one, but had the idea that if “the man” was after me at night with his night vision and/or FLIR, that perhaps having an IR patch on top would confuse Officer Chopper Dave looking down at me running away and mistake me for one of his own. I\’m not a hat guy, I only do it out of necessity and thought I would look like a moron wearing a Bass Outdoors hat, or a NASCAR hat, or a Bud Light hat, well you get the idea.
    Bob

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  52. Wow James is it me or did you butthurt some feelings here? James keep up the good work.

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  53. i also find wearing gsg 9 boots as a casual footwear stupid. hehehe.

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  54. I think the whole point of this article is about tacticool gee:ks who had gone to far on disgracing the military by wearing anything that has tactical for a prefix, I bet those geeks gets a boner for tactical spatula. Hehehehe. Just can\’t stand the hype. Keep them coming Mr. Grey.

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  55. I just ordered the hat you refer to, but I bought it in black with no Velcro patches. I love black, and I love the tactical look. No insignias or symbols. Just plain black.

    So, what do you think of that?

    Btw, I agree with you. I\’m not in the military or L.E., and have no need for Velcro patches.

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  56. I totally agree. I served in the Marine Corps for six years. I was medically retired for injuries sustained overseas. I were a “tactical hat” because i also earned the right. I have an american flag patch on the front. Is that stupid? Whoever made this sight is a complete idiot. I would like to see you tell half of the Veterans who wear these hats, and call them stupid. you wont last long. You feel you are a tough guy by putting this on the web. you hide behind a computer and call people stupid for wearing hats that represent their sacrifices along with those who have given the ultimate sacrifice. You make me sick

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  57. I love the overly cliche use of ” I earned the right” to wear a tactical hat. Was the tactical hat issued to you after you completed a special training or upon your discharge? Its not your ranger patch, jump wings, etc. Does your DD-214 say authorized hat wearer?

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  58. Great web site / blog James, thanks for your time put into it.
    First discovered it over a year ago while searching for SAP\’s and found your post on them.
    Re: these \’caps\’, I own just one (1) in plain O.D. made by Condor (was 5.00 bucks and I cut the velcro off) which I like to wear during the summer, keeps the sun out of my 60 year old eyes, I\’m not into TAD “Gear” pants, clownish costume looking Kitanica garb etc., I wear no \’patches\’ and own no article of clothing with an American flag on it.
    I do own three hats though which were made by the legendary South African vet. \’Svangel\’
    (not \’Op\’ caps).
    Regards,
    Mark

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  59. Ok, so \’operator\’ hats are stupid, but moto t-shirts that say Civilian Contractor are GTG?

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  60. “whoever made this sight is stupid”
    …Site*

    Anyone else see the irony?

    It\’s the 03 spelling.

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  61. I\’m reading a lot of “I earned the right to look like douche nozzle if I want.”

    James, a lot of these people that I see wearing this “tacticool” stuff as a fashion statement are wannabes, insecure, posers, etc. It\’s like this… Who the hell wants to wear work clothes off duty? Wearing duty gear off duty is unfathomable to me.
    Those that do wear it in a civilian setting…
    Let\’s just say I\’ve made my point.

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  62. Funny this guy is taking shots at the hats that many military veterans wear to show pride in their service, and yet he calls himself a “PMC Veteran” and writes for a blog with photos of fake PMC “skill tabs” all over their facebook feed. Didn\’t earn any tabs in the service so you feel the need to make some up for being a contractor? Seriously? Or did you serve at all?

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  63. I wear hats, desert boots, shades… the lot. IDK… I have been kicked in the balls 1247 times for it but never 1248… Thats excessive bro. Hey… anyone else worried if Brian is returning to Family Guy???

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  64. I wear a tac hat, attempt to kick me In the balls and I\’ll break your worthless face.

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  65. I wear a tac hat, attempt to kick me In the balls and I\’ll break your worthless face you PMC pog

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  66. I had one of these hats but the digi camo was so good I put it down and could not find it again :-))

    I agree nothing screams raging wannabee like a twat in one of these

    I will quite happily take it in turns kicking people in the balls to give James a rest

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  67. Hey James,

    Just wondering since your doing some basic addition, what does Tactical cap + DVM morale patch equal?

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  68. WHY IMPERIALIST D BOYS WANT LOOK SO COOL WHEN FLOATING THEIR PANSY JAMTASTIC RIFLES AGAINST MUD SPEWING KEBAB? OH, MY AMERICAN CAPITALIST COMPANY MAKE COOL HAT, CHRIS COSTA WEAR IT WHILE DOING FANCY DYNAMIC RANGE FAIRY BALLET, ONLY THING THAT MAKE IT BETTER IS GIANT PICTURE OF AMERICAN BREAST GIRL RIDING FASCIST EAGLE SO ALL MY MARINE GIRLFRIEND WILL THINK AM COOL, BUT BE SURE GI JOE AIRPLANE NOT THINK IM KEBAB BECAUSE MY JERRY SAILOR NECK TATTOO IS ONLY VISIBLE FROM 20,000FT AWAY. JUST AS AMUSE TO ME AS WHEN SEE AMERICAN POLICE PLAYING D BOY AND WEAR KEBAB NECK SCARF IN HOT TAMPA FLORIDA LIKE MAN ON VIDEO GAME DO

    REAL MAN WEAR USHANKA. NO EXCEPTIONS.

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  69. I read this when it first got posted, LMFAO and then moved on. It\’s even funnier to read all the comments now.
    Happy New Year boys and girls!

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  70. Amen brother! LOL…

    Happy New Year!!!

    I read this when it first got posted, LMFAO and then moved on. It\’s even funnier to read all the comments now.
    Happy New Year boys and girls!

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  71. Attention dummy\’s, this is Satire, so every time you post a comment arguing it you might as well post “I am dumb” instead… Or you can just keep up the butthurt if you want, because quite frankly; I\’m getting a kick out of it. #nohopeforthehumanrace

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  72. Lol reading all this is too funny. I don\’t give rip what I wear on my head, i personally like wearing whatever patch I want. Sometimes I will put the US flag, sometimes not. Anyways here is what I have on currently.

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  73. look i wear a tactical cap with an american flag on it its not a camo cap just plain one and i wear it with pride because where i live their are just a bunch of fucking punk ass kids who think their so tough i could just slap them like a little bitch they are dont fuck with america or its people i just wear the cap cause im just into tactical stuff and i love the country i live in and soon im going into the military and be a private contractor to and may even start my own pmc cause im not a patriot to fuck with and one more thing their is always someone more badass than you and im just my own badass… outlaw out.

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  74. i was thinking of making my own tactical gear calling it D.O.W. dogs or dog of war tactical if you all think that sounds lame give me another suggestions thank you… outlaw out.

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  75. Just what is it with all the hype about what to wear? I do agree with The author that there seems to be way to much of the tacti-cool crap. Do these so-called “operators” have nothing better to do , than buy neato clothes and strut around camp to compete who looks more operator than the others?

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  76. James, first of all, thank you very much for your service. Secondly, I love rockin my multicam cap at the range, so go fuck yourself. And I fucking dare you to attempt to kick me in the balls once.

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  77. You guys just dont get it… Its a fuckin joke… “Hahaha” RELAX guys. This article has proven its worth, just by getting a rise out of you!!! I wear whatever hat I fuckin want to wear, and NOBODY gives a fuck. Soon to come: Guys who wear briefs have a higher tendency to be oldschool…. Thats about it… James Grey, I dare you insult my tighty whiteys!!!!!

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  78. I\’m a ten year Navy vet. I never saw direct combat. The closest I got was inside the wire of Bagram for 9 months. I have a Oakley tactical hat. I like that I can change the patch to fit my mood or if I am at an event that lends itself to a particular patch. I believe I have the right to freedom of expression. I also believe in the right to bear arms so as you come to kick me in the balls keep in mind I keep multiple defensive options in my man bag… The one with more patches on it.

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  79. I am a Scoutmaster for the BSA, served 5 years with the Cubscouts, 1 with the Boy Scouts, and spent no time in the “sandbox.” I see the humor in this post. From my laymens perspective and a fan of this website, I think this is geared more towards the tacticool wannabes then you bonifide hard chargers. I truly mean this in all sincerity and no sarcasam.

    With that, screw you James B, I DARE you to kick me in the balls! I have dealt with MOTHERS of my Scouts!

    I will wear my olive drab operator hat with my Scoutmaster patch proudly! It just looks good with my uniform.

    See y’all on the camp range. Love the site.

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  80. They’re called morale patches, not moral patches. Learn English, unless you really meant patches that show how good or bad a person is.

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