The Royal Gibraltar Regiment took over from the Coldstream Guards at the famous Changing of the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace this past April – the second time only that the regiment has performed such duties
While most military planners today know that the ballistic materials provide better protection, the sun helmet still has its place “in the sun,” at least as a dress or ceremonial form of headgear.
The Honor Guard of the island nation of Tonga
The Thai Royal Guards on Parade in Bangkok.
Another view of the Thai Royal Guard.
The Ambassador of Japan arrives at a state function in the Philippines
The New Zealand Ambassador arrives at a state function in the Philippines
Royal Marines on parade
Another view of the Royal Marines with their white sun helmets