Scouts-L Mail Archive for August of 1999: Re: AWARD PATCH PLACEMENT
Re: AWARD PATCH PLACEMENT
Settummanque, the blackeagle
Fri, 6 Aug 1999 15:28:19 -0500
Bob Cutting yelled:
>SOME OF MY SCOUTS RECENTLY WERE AWARDED, MILE >SWIM, SNORKLING, PAUL BUNYON
>CAN THESE BE WORN ON UNIFORM AND WHERE. CAN ANY >ONE SUGGEST A RESOURCE TO
>ANSWER FUTURE QUESTIONS LIKE THESE?
First, please don't use all caps, Bob, unless you are actually emphasizing
(that is, YELLING) your point. It's one of those "nettiquette" things,
To answer your last question first, there are several resources which has
information about these awards and where they are to be worn. The US
Scouting Service Project has a listing under their advancement section which
lists all of those awards, and where they go on the uniform.
I've been putting together, with help from questions like yours and others,
an Unofficial version of the BSA's Insignia (Control) Guide. This online
guide has full color and in many cases full-sized scans of BSA insignia,
information on where it came from and how to wear it, and links to other
sites containing information on how to earn the badge or insignia.
That site has been on hold while I've been down here in Central America
(only because I cannot access it from down here to add additional content or
updates; I promise when I get back after my short vacation/leave, that the
site will be updated and added upon!)
That site is located at http://www.mninter.net/~blkeagle/insignia.htm
By far, your BEST source for ALL of the BSA's many pieces of cloth is a BSA
publication called the BSA Insignia Guide. This publication costs about $3
and can be obtained from your local Council office, from Scout Shops(tm) and
from the BSA's National Distribution Center in North Carolina.
Hope this all helps, Bob...and please don't yell...we all can "hear you"
(MAJ) Mike L. Walton (settummanque, the blackeagle)
Joint Information Bureau Deputy Director
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