Re: Sashes and where is the...
Sat, 21 Jun 1997 01:31:48 -0500
Blaine S Nay wrote:
> On Fri, 20 Jun 1997 21:42:22 -0700 Daniel Peterson <drpeterson@LBL.GOV>
> >What goes on a sash? I have seen pictures of boys with only merit badges
> >on the front. Is that the rule?
> The merit badge sash is only for merit badges. You will occasionally see
> a Scout with other badges, especially past rank badges, but this practice
> is incorrect.
> Scouts have other ways of showing off badges which reflect past
> activities and achievements: sew them on a blanket, vest, pack, etc. But
> they don't go on the sash!
Actually, according to the Insignia Guide, under excess insignia, it
states: "Members may wear only trmporary patches (no badges of rank) on
the back of the merit badge sash."
Not many I know do it, but it is allowed.
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Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City