Re: Incorrect Uniforms
hilding holroyd (blustone!chagall!hilding@UUNET.UU.NET)
Fri, 22 Jul 1994 10:22:58 EDT
> What do you do when you have an award you earned that is no longer covered
> by the Insigina Control Guide? As a boy I earned the Fiftith Anniversary
> Achievement Award. At the time this was described as a permanent patch to
> be worn above the left pocket, above any knots and service stars. Six
> years ago when I became a Cub Scout leader, I checked in the guide to see
> how it should be worn and could find no reference to it. I checked with a
> number of veteran scouters in my district and council and none of them knew
> how to wear it either. Recently my Dad sent me a large box of my old
> uniforms, patches and his old books, etc. In there were several shirts
> from my camp staff days with the award sewn in the place I described above.
> Is it legal for me to be wearing this award? It was issued as a
> "permanent" patch in 1961. If not, perhaps National should consider a knot
> to represent this award earned as a boy.
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I was under the impression that this particular patch went over the RIGHT!!
pocket just above the BSA strip & (probably) under the interpreter
strip, since that is slightly smaller. Am I wrong, or just thinking of
some other 50th Anniversary patch?
Hilding W. Holroyd Advancement Chairman, Tr 250
Lakewood, NJ Jersey Shore Council
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