Woobie Vest

John Ownbey

  • $48.99
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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.

  • 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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Customer Reviews

Based on 7 reviews
Woobie vest

Very good vest , I wear it several times a week, the fit Is very good and true to size I am about 5 7” 150 lb check out size small if similar build recommended

This Thing Is SWEET—5 Stars!

I bought both the John Ownbey woodland woobie vest and a woodland woobie jacket. After a snafu with my initial order, McGuire Army/Navy sent me corrected order which arrived pretty fast. I have to say that I absolutely love both the vest and the jacket. Neither are lined. I also never thought camo could present a sharp looking appearance but these items seem to be the exception. I own the Rothco versions of these garments. I can honestly say that the JO ones are much better unless you have a gut. The XL JO vest and jacket would be the equivalent of medium sized Rothcos. These are not heavy weight so they probably wouldn’t work as stand alone outerwear in temps below 50 degrees.

Both JO garments seem to be slim fit so thankfully I took the advice of other reviewers and sized up. For reference, I’m 5’10” and weigh about 200lbs. I normally wear a 44R sport coat and float between a L and XL depending on the manufacturer. The XL fit in both of these items fit perfectly when worn over a long sleeve henley. I’m planning to pick up more of each in other colors.

Everything I miss about my wooby vest

When I first enlisted I was issued a wooby vest. Unfortunately, CIF stole it from me. Luckily for me this vest is everything that my old vest was. I’m 5’7, 165 and the medium fit perfect. Looking forward to using it again during the colder months.

Woobie Vest

A little snug but just a perfect fit. A way late item receiving it, however, this was due to the Postal Service and not McGuires Army/Navy. They honored a refund and I will call to have them retake the amount proper. Thanks guys! 👍🏼


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