re-hat

re-hat

(riːˈhæt)
vb (tr)
(Military) to assign a new designation to (a soldier), for example when installing a national army as UN peacekeepers
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We didn't re-hat our forces in the first place because we thought it would stand in the way of our command control, and of course it would stand in the way of our operational freedom," government spokesman Getachew Reda said.
We have worked in close partnership at all levels to facilitate the transition and most European troop contributors will re-hat their soldiers under the UN follow-on mission to ensure there is no security gap.