In some military services (especially in the United States), a uniform hat is sometimes referred to officially as a cover, as in "Soldier, remove your cover!" or "You're not in uniform without your cover."
It is a convention in the US Army that an armed soldier must wear cover while indoors to indicate that they are under arms.
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Famous quotes containing the word uniform:
“We call ourselves a free nation, and yet we let ourselves be told what cabs we can and cant take by a man at a hotel door, simply because he has a drum majors uniform on.”
—Robert Benchley (18891945)
“Odors from decaying food wafting through the air when the door is opened, colorful mold growing between a wet gym uniform and the damp carpet underneath, and the complete supply of bath towels scattered throughout the bedroom can become wonderful opportunities to help your teenager learn once again that the art of living in a community requires compromise, negotiation, and consensus.”
—Barbara Coloroso (20th century)
“The sugar maple is remarkable for its clean ankle. The groves of these trees looked like vast forest sheds, their branches stopping short at a uniform height, four or five feet from the ground, like eaves, as if they had been trimmed by art, so that you could look under and through the whole grove with its leafy canopy, as under a tent whose curtain is raised.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)