GI's in Pancho Liner shade
The woobie was originally a military issued gear officially known as, "liner wet weather poncho." It was first issued during the Vietnam war, since then it has come one of the most prized items issued to soldiers and vets.
Mr.Mom movie poster
It's extremely lightweight, provides great warmth, and can be easily packed. After Vietnam the poncho liner took the nickname "woobie" due to the name of a child's security blanket from the film "Mr.Mom" in 1983.
Deployed Soldier wrapped in woobie
The woobie can be used as a blanket, pillow, shelter, hammock, camouflage concealment, jacket liner, seat cushion, pretty much anything that helps, and something soft to hold onto when you’re far away from home and everything’s begins to hit the fan.
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