Re: ref OLD world crest
Donald R Izard (dizard@ACSU.BUFFALO.EDU)
Tue, 3 Sep 1996 13:33:29 -0400
The world crest could be earned for attendance at qualifies
international events, NOT ONLY WORLD jamborees!
There are many events near the borders of US and Canada
that qualified. I never went to the World jambo, but
earned the world crest while wearing an OD (green?)
> RE: Copy of: Re: Uniform Costs
> > I noticed two things here that are slightly incorrect.
> > First, the beret can be worn with the new uniform. If you look at the Boy
> > Scout Handbook, 9th edition, 11th printing, you will find on pages 50 & 51
> > pictures of scouts wearing all 4 hat styles including the beret.
> > Second, the world crest was worn for years by BSA members who had
> > participated in a world event such as a jamboree. They weren't worn by all
> > members but they were worn.
> > My .02 worth.
> Sorry I didn't say The beret couldn't be worn with the new uniform. It was
> issued when the new uniforms came out. I said you can't mix and match differen
> period uniforms like the red beret with the green uniform.
> I still wear my beret once in while to see if I get challenged for it. I wish
> they would go back to the beret.
> Yes the world crest was worn by world jamboree attendees, but how many people
> have you run into that actually went back then. My point was, BSA policy is th
> the period uniform must be a technically correct period uniform. The world cre
> was not a off the shelf badge as it is now and the person in question did not
> attend a world jamboree.
> If you wear a older period uniform, get it right is all I'm saying or expect
> be challenged by someone on it.
> It still was great to see the old green uniform in all its glory again!!
> I also would love to see the summer collarless shirt design come back. It was
> really made for hot summer use. and was a pleasure to wear a neckerchief with.
> Jim Kelland
> Unit Commissioner
> South Winds District
> Quivira Council, Kansas
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