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U.S. Army ditches black berets in favor of caps

Published 06/15/2011, West Central Tribune

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — It's hot, it doesn't keep the sun out of your eyes, and you need two hands and a mirror to make sure it's on straight. After 10 years of complaints, the Army is all but ditching the black wool beret and allowing soldiers to go back to the old brimmed patrol cap for their everyday duties.

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