scouts-l Mail Archive for May of 2000: Re: Question for the uniform police ;-)
MAJ) Mike Walton (settummanque, the blackeagle (blkeagle@USSCOUTS.ORG
Mon May 22 2000 - 19:52:51 CDT
You wrote and asked a great Insignia question:
>My question is about the Den Leader(s) -- do they also wear the patrol
>insignia instead of den number? The insignia guide (my copy of which
>unfortunately is home so I can't quote from it right now) specifically
>states that Cub Scouts and Webelos Scouts, as well as Den Leaders,
>Webelos Den Leaders and their assistants wear the den number, but
>there is no mention of WDL in the paragraph which talks about the
>optional use of the patrol medallion.
The policy applies to both Den Leaders and WEBELOS Den Leaders.
The Den Leader and Assistant Den Leader wears the den number emblem
as with all youth members. In the case of the WEBELOS Den "medallion",
the same rules apply as it takes the place of the Den number emblem.
Why isn't this listed in the current Insignia Guide?? Because as many already
are aware, the 2000-01 Insignia Guide was hurried to the printers and as a
there's a bunch of errors in it. It will be corrected, I'm told, with the
So, just substitute "den medallion" for "den number" and you'll be fine.
One patch. The Den medallion corresponding to the Den in which she's a part
of as that Den's leader.
(MAJ) Mike L. Walton (settummanque, the blackeagle)
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