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Navy caps recovered from damaged Pentagon offices.
Baseball-style caps like these are authorized for wear on board ship, and are traditional souvenirs of vessels visited or served on. The hat marked USS Enterprise represents the nation's first nuclear powered aircraft carrier. The hat marked USNS more...


Location: Pentagon
Source: Transfer from U.S. Department of Defense


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Military headgear from the Pentagon
Description: This collection of military headgear recovered from the Pentagon includes two Navy caps and a U.S. Army black beret.

Context: With over 16,000 military employees, the corridors and offices of the Pentagon are filled with uniformed soldiers from the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard.

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U.S. Army beret
The black beret is the standard-issue headgear worn by members of the U.S. Army. This damaged black beret, belonging to an unidentified lieutenant colonel, was recovered from the wreckage of the Pentagon.

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