Throughout the Tyrum war, resistance fighters marked their supply drops and important locations with a symbol that would one day become the emblem of the Greater Terran Union. Today it is commonly remarked that any citizen wearing this symbol can travel across the known galaxy without fear, protected only by its presence. So great is the retribution of the Union universally understood as certain, should any harm befall even one of its citizens.
This hat, branded with the state emblem of the Greater Terran Union is a declaration to the universe, that its wearer is both a fashionable and a patriot. Someone willing to lay down their life for humanity, but annoyed by sunlight getting in their eyes.