Dehner Company

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The Dehner Company is a footwear manufacturer based in Omaha, Nebraska. The company makes equestrian boots as well as boots for military and law enforcement. Dehner custom boots were a favorite of Ronald Reagan.[1] The company is also known as a manufacturer of boots for NASA and the manned spaceflight program from Project Mercury through the space shuttle program, until STS-51L, when NASA switched to a pressurized suit which was no longer compatible with the company's boots.[2][third-party source needed]


  1. ^ Skinner, Kiron K.; Shultz, commentary by Kiron K. Skinner, Annelise Anderson, Martin Anderson ; with a foreword by George P. (2004). Reagan : a life in letters (1st Free Press trade pbk. ed. ed.). New York: Free Press. p. 80. ISBN 978-0-7432-1967-9. 
  2. ^ The Dehner Boot Company: Boots in Space