Re: Falg Etiquette
Hollis UTAH Cox (cox@VT8200.DNET.LSU.EDU)
Mon, 14 Aug 1995 09:31:10 -0500
George N. Leiter II <email@example.com> wrote on Sun, 13 Aug:
>I have been in the military for 19 years. I have been to about as many
>official functions. The way it has always been done is, Post Colors,
>Pledge or National Anthem, and Benediction. In closing, Benediction,
>God Bless America, and Retire Colors. The reason being that the
>function opens and closes with the Posting and Retiring of the Colors.
1. Is this just the military protocol? or is it also proposed as the
method that should be used by the BSA and possibly others?
2. What is the symbolism inherent in this? Does it mean that Country
has primacy over God?
Just wondering, probably too trivial to worry about.
LL&P -- Utah Cox
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