Re: Re: HATS ON focus on my question
Matthew Adkins (msadkins@MTU.EDU)
Wed, 20 Apr 1994 19:30:20 EDT
The bugler blew and out came Rex Goode to say:
> No big harm. It is discourteous. "A Scout is Courteous." It shows a lack of
> manners and fetchin' up. It defeats almost all of the purposes I can think of
> for wearing a uniform. In a world of casual dress, the uniform ought to
> a certain kind of formality and uniformity. That is why we recommend dark
> for those who can't afford Scout pants. That is why we put the patches in
> places. That is why we have a Insignia Control Guide. Uniforms are NOT a
I hate to waste the bandwith again by a quite but I have to
applaud Rex. That is exactly the way I feel. Long before I joined ROTC
I learned when a hat was off and when a hat was on. And after two
seasona at the Mackinac Island Scout service Camp with 10,000 tourists
taking pictures of us every day you learn to have the proper uniform and
everything exactly right. We have 54 Scouts and 10 leaders marching
perfectly (well, usually) together and that is what gives us pride.
Knowing that we look darn good. And the public sees us and sees that
there is a hope for todays youth. I learned in Cub Scouts to wear
Scouts hats with the uniform and I think for the most part that is the
way to go. A scout looks much better, that's for sure.
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