Tuesday, October 23, 2012
World War I Yeoman (F) Uniform
The same thought process went into choosing the Yeoman (F)'s cover. Fortunately, for the Navy, one of the hottest items in women's fashion at the time was called the "sailor hat." Thus, the Navy simply went to the civilian cloth wholesalers and procured thousands of blue felt "sailor hats" for their female sailors.
Read more about the Yeoman (F), the official uniform regulations, and several more images at our command's website.