Re: International Travel (Class "A", "B", etc)
JASON CRUSE (jcruse@DU.EDU)
Sun, 11 Aug 1996 16:00:53 -0600
I've always found it interesting, as my work and studies have taken me
outside the US, that it is in the US that I see less scouts in uniforms
than abroad. And, I dare say, less boy scouts than girl scouts, in
Even for leaders, it is silly to assume that ANY scouting uniform could
be confused with nearly ANY military uniform around the world. Those
who wish to make this claim just want something to gripe about.
This sort of silly argument ("it is too close to military uniforms) is
close to what a boy told me today why he can't go camping. "I don't
have a sleeping bag," he said.
"I'll loan you one," I replied. We finally got down the list until he
finally said "I just don't want to go." A different matter entirely.
Safety should never be a reason NOT to wear a uniform, or very, very,
-- Jason A. Cruse
University of Denver
"Toujours en avant. Si Dieu avait voulu que l'homme reculat, il lui
aurait mis un oeil derriere la tete."
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City