RWSmith wrote:BSA Rules and Regulations -- Article X, Section 4. INSIGNIA, UNIFORMS and BADGES
Clause 4. Prohibition of Alteration or Imitation
(a) No alteration of, or additions to, the official uniforms, as described in the official publications, or the rules and regulations covering the wearing of the uniform and the proper combinations thereof on official occasions, may be authorized by any Scouting official or local Council or any local executive board or committee, except the National Executive Board after consideration by the Program Group Committee.
(b). Imitation of United States Army, Navy, Marine Corps or Air Force uniforms is prohibited, in accordance with the provisions of Act of Congress, approved June 3, 1916.
It is also Illegal (Federal Law) to be in Military Uniform unless you are/were in the Military
The Sea Scouts are also not wearing and ranks of the US Navy. If they were then it would be a problem.
JazerNorth wrote:For those who need a definition of a Military Uniform, see the following links:
Army ==> http://usmilitary.about.com/od/armyreg/l/blar6701.htm
Air Force ==>http://usmilitary.about.com/od/afreg/l/blafi362903.htm
Navy ==> http://usmilitary.about.com/od/navyregs ... s15665.htm
It takes quite a bit of stuff to make someone be in Military Uniform. It is also Illegal (Federal Law) to be in Military Uniform unless you are/were in the Military (see http://usmilitary.about.com/od/theorder ... rmwear.htm).
Remember, read the above links before you start ripping this post apart. You will learn more than you want to know about the Military Uniform. Then read the BSA rules regarding wearing Military Uniforms.
You will be surprised!
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