Scouts-L Mail Archive for October of 1998: =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Re:_=B4=9B@=84?=
Mon, 26 Oct 1998 20:42:34 -0600
Interesting Subject: =F4A=3D=80=E1 =80=DC<=84c =98=C8 =8A=C4 =8F=C11=87=FC=
The way we were taught by the local VFW color guard was hand on
top, hand on bottom, palms toward flags. Elbows at side with flag in
front of carrier between lower chest and stomach for height.
Gather 'round to hear what Randy Leonard said at about 17:28 on
26 Oct 98,:
> Good evening scouters!
> I have a question on how the color guard should carry a folded flag whil=
> either advancing to post the colors, or retreating after lowering the
> colors. I could not find this particular detail at the US Flag website, =
> I am turning to the wisdom of the Scouts-L list for some ideas. I belie=
> that the flag should be cradled in both arms, clutched to the chest with
> the forearms crossed. Is this correct?
> Thanks in advance,
> Randy Leonard
> Advancement Chairman, Troop 299
> Buckeye District, Simon Kenton Council