Re: Time off for Camp
Carl Westfall (carl.westfall@CBN.ORG)
Wed, 12 Nov 1997 10:05:49 EST
I just wanted to say this surprised me. I live in the Norfolk, Virginia area
(big NAVY town) and have served on staff for many of our local camping
functions. I have never had any problem with getting the NAVY to give TAD
orders for people I have asked to assist me. I am not in the NAVY but greatly
appreciate what they do for us every year when it comes to helping out. They
even supply a medic for us to work the entire summer camp for all sessions
(about 8 weeks).
Pack 53 COR / Troop 6 MC / District Membership Chairman
Elizabeth River District
On Wednesday, November 12, 1997 10:03 AM, Butterbuns <Butterbuns@PIXELATION.COM>
> While getting time off for summer camp used to be something that was easy
> in the military, it isn't anymore. As many members have discussed, their
> boys aren't even allowed to sell popcorn on-post door-to-door anymore. The
> military does get a lot of regular leave each year (30 days) and I've known
> many leaders who were denied the opportunity to take leave of any kind to
> attend summer camp. Unfortunately, many military commanders don't see the
> value in letting their subordinates participate in scouting activities.
> This does depend mostly on the post.
> "We can't all, and some of us don't. That's all there is to it."--Eeyore <<
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