Settummanque, the blackeagle (WALTOML@WKUVX1.BITNET)
Thu, 6 May 1993 17:25:44 CDT
"Dr. Steven C. Myers" <R1SCM@AKRONVM.BITNET> writes:
>On Tue, 4 May 1993 19:54:38 CDT Settummanque, the blackeagle said:
>>The name reflects the participants in the course. In Jim and my day,
>>we attended "JLT" because we were Patrol leaders (or higher) and our
>>Scoutmaster saw potential in us as senior leaders (not everyone got to
>>go to JLT and it was considered a special achievement!) As time went
>Hey Mike or anyone else...
>I'm not at home now, so I can not look at my patches, but when I went to
>JLT (twice in the mid-late 60s) I received a six sided patch, dark green
>background, red letters JLT or JLTC, and I think the two green bars of
>the patrol leader. I was sent by my SM so I could (first time) come back
>and really hellp the troop and (second) so I could return as a JASM.
You mean this one (holding up a small 1 inch dia. patch, with the
letters "JLT" in red over a set of green patrol leader's
bars...bordered in red and six-sided in dimensions. The background is
in old (green) khahi. The patch was worn on my left shoulder, six
inches above the cuff, as a permanent patch.
>Now for the question, what was the course, how long was it, and how long
>in years did it exist with that patch?
That was for the "original" Junior Leaders' Training course conducted
by many local Councils from 1958 to 1972. After 1973, there was
another patch which was to be worn as a temporary patch called "Troop
Leader Training". I am not sure what they did for the year between the
That was a great question....I had to really look for the answer to
that one, Dr. Steve...you kept me on my tippy-toes today! Thanks!
Mike L. Walton
(who attended JLT in (West) Germany in 71)
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