Re: "da marlboro man"
Paul Oman (poman@WICHITA.INFI.NET)
Tue, 30 Dec 1997 23:48:00 -0600
This has nothing to do with camo gear or military gear. Serving in the
Military is an honorable thing to do.
This has to do with promoting smoking to our youth. Do you think that is
Promoting smoking is promoting drug use and dependency.
Paul Oman (Major, USAF)
Advancement Chair Troop 580
Unit Commissioner 580/581/582
High Plains District, Quivira Council
From: Gladys Jenner <sdjenner@AIRMAIL.NET>
To: Multiple recipients of list SCOUTS-L <SCOUTS-L@TCUBVM.IS.TCU.EDU>
Date: Tuesday, December 30, 1997 11:49 PM
Subject: Re: "da marlboro man"
>WA Howland wrote:
>> This is a kid who got a lot of gear with cigarette ads all over it.
>> Spend an afternoon removing all those logos (and have a talk with your
>> about how companies counted on them for advertising... to whom, kids?
>> and we don't carry advertising on our camping BSA gear)
>> I'm all for ripping off the cig companies whenever possible (trustworthy
>> an backseat here, I confess)...
>I have a fantastic internal frame backpack, zero degree sleeping bag, and 2
>regular sleeping bags thanks to the Marlboro offers. I use these for
>which is why I ordered them! My son uses a military mummy bag for
>often uses one of the Marlboro regular bags in the summer.
>I refuse to take the labels off my equipment unless everyone takes the
>of theirs. Do you also require the boys who got used military gear to dye
>Do you allow boys to wear camo clothing?-- Our SM wears a military parka
>often wear a military gortex jacket or the field jacket with liner!
>You use what you have and what you can get without having to spend MAJOR
>the "name brand" equipment.
>Ginger Jenner Troop 502 - Longhorn Council
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City