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CELEBRATING OUR 40TH ANNIVERSARY 1984-2024

Boonie Hats

The military boonie hat is a must-have item in any collection of military clothing, gear, and accessories for its unbeatable sun protection. Designed with a wide brim, these lightweight military hats have been constructed to protect your face and head from the elements. Camp, hike, and spend time outdoors feeling confident that you’re getting a high-quality hat trusted by soldiers for decades. Plus, they’re affordable, so you can get a variety of styles to suit your needs. Shop woodland camo, tiger stripe camo, OCP, and more classic and modern camo boonie hats now!

The military boonie hat is a must-have item in any collection of military clothing, gear, and accessories for its unbeatable sun protection. Designed with a wide brim, these lightweight military hats have been constructed to protect your face and head from the elements. Camp, hike, and spend time outdoors feeling confident that you’re getting a high-quality hat trusted by soldiers for decades. Plus, they’re affordable, so you can get a variety of styles to suit your needs. Shop woodland camo, tiger stripe camo, OCP, and more classic and modern camo boonie hats now!

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Find Your Military Boonie Hat

From finding the perfect gift for an outdoor enthusiast to upgrading your military gear, our outerwear collection includes boonie hats, wide brims, and more. We believe that everyone should have access to tactical clothing for a variety of lifestyles. Construction workers, fishermen, law enforcement, and more have all used these hats to shield themselves from the sun and keep sweat out of their eyes on the job. 

Made with tough but lightweight material, this hat is perfect for hot, humid days and has been trusted by the military for decades. Shop now!

A Large Variety to Shop

We know how frustrating it can be when you can’t find everything you need in one place. Army Surplus World has a vast selection of camo boonie hats, GI and Military issue clothing, tactical equipment, military insignia, and more. We make it easy for customers to find exactly what they need quickly and efficiently. Plus, if you ever have any questions, our expert customer service is on standby to answer any questions. 

We’re a family-owned company that supports our veterans with pride. For decades, we’ve been helping customers find high-quality military gear at affordable prices, so explore more to find your military boonie hat today!

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I wear a military boonie hat?

These wide-brimmed, military-style hats offer excellent protection for your face, eyes, head, and neck in the sun. Since the hat’s brim gives you shade, it’ll also keep you cool in the heat, helping protect you from heatstroke.

 

Where did the name “boonie hat” come from?

Its origins date back to the Vietnam War, when these lightweight hats rose to popularity amongst soldiers looking for protection in the remote jungles of Vietnam. The name is thought to have come from the American slang term “boondocks,” which refers to remote or rural locations (like where some soldiers were posted). It became shortened to “boonies,” and the name stuck!

 

Who can wear military boonie hats?

A camo boonie hat is an invaluable gear for anyone who’s spending time outdoors, like military members, hunters, fishermen, hikers, campers, and more. They will keep you cool and protected from the sun’s harsh rays.