The Woobie Vest is both a military fashion item as well as a functional piece of outdoor apparel. The quilted vest is made of a nylon outer and a polyester filling to keep your core snug and warm and the interior cell phone and pen pocket are perfect for keeping your items organized and ready.
These run slightly tight - if unsure of your size we suggest sizing up.
- Nylon outer/polyester batting
- Button-front closure
- Interior phone/pen pocket
- 2 Front pockets
- Made in USA
The vest is made with pride in the USA by the famed government contractor John Ownbey Co.
The John Ownbey Company was founded in 1955 to supply the American Government with jackets and bombers for the increasing number of pilots. After the great air battle successes in World War II the US Air Force but more pilots in the sky than ever before. During the Korean and Vietnam War, the John Ownbey Jackets would see action in some of the most decisive air battles in history. The John Ownbey company continues its legacy and still creates iconic and quality apparel for everyday wear. Because Legends are Timeless.
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Perfect for working outdoors in New England. It’s layered with a sweater over it. No bulk or loss of mobility.
Here is some sizing info, I bought a medium vest and the pit-to-pit chest measurement is 42.0" the length is 27.5" that's from the top of the jacket to the bottom. The width is straight from the chest to the waist so no extra room for the stomach. I wear medium in most brands so these measurements falls within that sizing, it's probably a trim or straight fit for some other brands. The jacket has some loose and non-consistent stitching but I'm not sure I can complain for something that is $30, new and made in USA. Buttons are nice and big and this vest can be layered or wore on its own. Glad I picked one up and hoping that sizing info help. I would guess each size up or down would add 2" to those measurements, so a 44" chest for L.
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CSM (RET) & Former Drill Sergeant approved ILO sweater vest (office wear). Quadruple hooah —1). Warm. 2). Good memories of all the reasons you loved your woobie & field jacket liners 3). Made in USA. 4). Great price & military discount. Buy one size up. Purchased one for me & multiples as gifts. All worn immediately & often. AATW.