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New Hats In Stock


A new selection of hats have been added to our stock. Be sure to come check us out at http://www.bigsargehats.com to view some of our other products available.

New Patches In Stock


We now carry a new selection of patches to purchase with your tactical operator cap. Visit us at http://www.bigsargehats.com to check out some of our other new products in stock.

Moral Injury


Invisible injuries inflict psychological pain that can drive sufferers to end their lives. Although many of these invisible injuries are now well-known, there is a new name for a timeless problem that has affected millions, under the radar.

In recent years, moral injury has come to be defined as a profound sense of guilt or shame resulting from a perceived moral transgression or sense of disillusionment resulting from an institutional betrayal.

It is no surprise that moral injury is a major problem among those who find themselves in the fog of war, fighting for survival, having to make snap life or death decisions; Is the car barreling toward the camp a suicide bomber or a lost and frantic civilian? Or on a broader level, are we actually helping the people we were supposedly sent to help?

Those who are sent to do our nations dirty work are also often burdened by the crushing moral weight of bearing the conscience of a nation. War exposes the best and worst in humanity. Although we like to celebrate the valor, bravery, and altruism with metals and parades, our nation of civilians and political elites are not nearly as quick to confront the messy moral reality of its conflicts and the impact it may have on those who bear its burden.

Moral injury occurs when a person blames themselves for an incident they did not have control over. In order to encourage healing, we need to confront the issue publicly by listening to those on the front lines of our nations foreign policy. Rather than blaming themselves, the national conscience needs to process the complicated moral reality of war.

Those who fight our nations battles must come to see themselves within a complicated social environment that is impossible to navigate with certainty. As stated in a previous post: the need to make a decision in the fog of war is something that happens to an individual. Specialist Joe Caley, U.S. Army. 1st Cavalry, 25th Infantry realized his lack of agency, stating: “It’s not what I did in the war, it’s what the war did to me. That was a self-revelation.”untitled

Happy Memorial Day


It’s today that we remember all those who have given it all for us.  For many of us it’s not just once a year but an everyday reminder of the legacy our brothers and sisters have left behind.  They will forever be in our hearts and never forgotten.  We shared many stories together until the end,  many conversations,  laughter, sorrow, good times and bad times.  Don’t let today be a hard day but a day we celebrate with them.  They never hesitated to pick up their weapon every morning in the name of glory just as we did. Drink a beer,  eat some bbq and enjoy your family because it’s what they would’ve done and that’s what they would want you to do.  Have a blessed memorial day and be safe!

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Memorial Day Weekend Sale!


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Effective 26 MAY-31 May save big with 15% off your entire order.

Visit us at http://www.bigsargehats.com and be sure to share with your friends, family and collegues for this memorial day weekend.

We carry tactical operator caps, velcro patches, military insignia caps and much more.  Be sure to check us out and don’t miss out on the cheapest prices. 

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