Re: First Aid MB question
Paul S. Wolf (Paul.S.Wolf@ALUM.WPI.EDU)
Tue, 21 Jul 1998 09:00:22 -0400
Gladys Jenner wrote:
> Was talking with another local SA and he made the comment that the
> boys cannot work on First Aid MB until they have earned the 1st Class
> Their SM is supposed to have a letter from national to this effect.
I doubt it!
> Has anyone else seen or heard this?
Since he's wrong, No.
> My reading is - first requirement of FA MB being have knowledge of the
> first aid skills in Tenderfoot, 2nd Class, and 1st Class -> not
> required to "earn" those ranks before beginning MB, just know first
> aid skills.
You are correct.
> In the handbook it states that you can earn MB at any rank -> don't
> have to wait till earn 1st Class rank to start on MB work.
Also correct. In fact, before the last go around of advancement changes
( when the Skill awards were still around), First Aid was REQUIRED for
> Am I missing something here?
No, just someone trying to put his (wrong) personal spin on the
> YIS - Gladys Jenner
> Troop 502 - Longhorn Council - Ft Worth TX
Since you're in Ft. Worth, a quick call to John Dalrymple, in Irving
will confirm this. If you want his direct dial number, write me
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