I got this Marx Buddy Charlie that I repaired a few weeks back. The Sailor outfit he's in is nice; but I had something special in mind.
I saw this image in an Osprey book of the Alamo Scouts. They are one of the parent organizations of the modern Green Berets.
I splurged a bit and got a loose Captain Action SGT Fury camo jumpsuit. The Ideal and Marx bodies are nearly identical, so it fits Charlie. I've been going back on what headgear he'll wear.
A patrol cap like the illustration:
A green beret like his descendant:
Or a helmet:
For the moment, he's in the helmet: