Re: Remove your hat while indoors, UNLESS...
Bob Gerrish (u-rpg@NTA.COM)
Thu, 18 May 1995 07:52:11 -0700
On Thu, 18 May 1995, Randy Worcester wrote:
> In a message dated 95-05-17 20:24:40 EDT, NEEDHAME@ZIAVMS.ENMU.EDU (Earl
> Needham writes:
> > Bob, most uniform manuals/regulations state the same thing -- remove
> >your hat while indoors, replace it when outdoors.
> Perhaps this is a regulation that needs updating. I have finally gotten a
> group of Webelos to have pride in their uniform and awards. Their coveted
> Activity Pins are kept on their hat. Consequently, I encourage them to show
> what they have accomplished and wear the hat all the time. However, I am
> now in the process of teaching them to remove it during the passing and
> saluting of the flag.
I don't have my information in front of me, but as I recall, you must
place your hand over your heart when saluting the flag. The only
exceptions are military personnel and Scouts. Both keep their hats on
and salute with their respecitve salutes.
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City