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The Minuteman Minute: – Bicorn Hat

March 14, 2021

From the National Guard Association of the United States website

Museum Director Anne Armstrong shares the history of the Normandy Helmet, currently on display in the National Guard Memorial Museum in Washington D.C.

The former Adjutant General of Ohio and President of the National Guard Association of the United States, MG Charles W. F. Dick wore this ceremonial bicorn hat at important functions in the late 19th Century. As the Ohio Senator and the architect of the Dick Act of 1903, he cemented his place in history as the father of what would become the Total Force Policy.

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