Knot Miniature Devices
James A. Sheckels (JASHECKELS@AOL.COM)
Thu, 2 Nov 1995 23:54:02 -0500
I know I said I would post the correct answer on the 4th, but I just realized
I will be TDY (that's temporary duty for us military types) so I want to post
For all who repsponded to me, thanks - everyone had the right stuff!
And for those with the "Please tell me now - I want to know" messages - here
Yes - youth may wear miniatures on the religous knot. Background knowledge
is that this is one of the few knots a youth may wear (and all knots may be
worn by adults!).
For those who want the source - the BSA Insignia Guide is it (#33064, 1995
print). Find on page 45 in the center of the page the note on miniatures, of
which the following may be worn on the youth religous emblem knot:
Cub device #00926 for first level emblems earned while a Tiger or
Webelos device #00932 for second level emblems earned while a Webelos
Boy Scout dvc #00927 for emblems earned while a Boy Scout
Explorer dvc #00930 for emblems earned while an Explorer, older Boy
Scout or Varsity Scout. (Uh, these are the words of the Insignia Guide; I do
not know what happened to the Varsity device nor what an "older Boy Scout" is
that would not wear the Boy Scout device!)
The guide also states that only one knot is worn, and ANY combination of
devices may be worn on the knot.
A few of you stated that the religous emblem knot is the only knot a youth
So...scratch your head and answer this trivia Q: What other knots can a
Hint - my quick count is four knots that can be worn by all youth members,
and three that can be worn only by Boy Scouts/Varsity Scouts/Explorers. I may
I'll shoot for Sunday the 6th to post the award names - so get your .02 in
BTW - you can call me Jim, or you can call me James, or you can call me
Sheckels, or Sheck, or many other thangs, but ya doesn't have to call me
YIS Jim Sheckels I used to be a Bobwhite....
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