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Re: The Wearing and Location of The Poppy- Uniform/Civilian
« Reply #150 on: November 08, 2012, 10:02:10 »
Not likely Air Force with a rack like that.      :stirpot:

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Re: The Wearing and Location of The Poppy- Uniform/Civilian
« Reply #151 on: November 03, 2015, 09:19:02 »
Seasonal reminder - here's one way to keep your poppy from falling off.
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Re: The Wearing and Location of The Poppy- Uniform/Civilian
« Reply #152 on: November 03, 2015, 10:08:23 »
So with the new rank slip ons my Poppy covers the top "pip" so I guess that I get a temp reduction to Lt
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Re: The Wearing and Location of The Poppy- Uniform/Civilian
« Reply #153 on: November 03, 2015, 10:49:06 »
Although still dated for last year, this reference is a good place to start for all Remembrance Day questions:

http://www.cmp-cpm.forces.gc.ca/dhh-dhp/pub/oth-aut/rd-js/doc/rd-js-eng.pdf

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Re: The Wearing and Location of The Poppy- Uniform/Civilian
« Reply #154 on: November 03, 2015, 11:03:20 »
Not a recommended COA: Having your staff PhotoShop on a poppy.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/david-cameron-photoshopped-poppy-1.3301294
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Re: The Wearing and Location of The Poppy- Uniform/Civilian
« Reply #155 on: November 03, 2015, 11:22:15 »
Not a recommended COA: Having your staff PhotoShop on a poppy.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/david-cameron-photoshopped-poppy-1.3301294

The real question is: does a photoshopped poppy stay on better, or do you need to use a photoshopped Canada flag pin?  >:D

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Re: The Wearing and Location of The Poppy- Uniform/Civilian
« Reply #156 on: October 24, 2017, 09:52:28 »
This time it's not the Legion ordering average Canadians around, the use of the poppy.

Today, the new GG tweeted that Canadians "CAN wear their poppies between Oct 27 to Nov 11".  Implying we aren't allowed to wear poppies or remember any other time of year.  :brit poppy:
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Black center poppy pin authorized for wear on RCAF uniforms
« Reply #157 on: October 16, 2019, 09:19:45 »
I can't speak for RCN and C Army folks, but the black center poppy pin is authorized for wear on RCAF mbr's uniforms;  the email was sent out yesterday (15 Oct) from the RCAF CWO to WCWOs and sent out today from our SCWO.

Next Friday (25 Oct) should be the 'last Friday in Oct' for purposes of CFP 265, Ch 3, Sect 7, Para 41:

41.The Royal Canadian Legion Poppy. The red poppy is an emblem of the RCL and is used to commemorate Canadians who died in battle. CAF members shall wear the poppy on all uniforms from the last Friday in October until Remembrance Day (November 11th), and are encouraged to wear it when attending any event whose main purpose is to commemorate Canadians who died in battle.

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Re: Black center poppy pin authorized for wear on RCAF uniforms
« Reply #158 on: October 16, 2019, 11:11:36 »
Another life threatening crisis averted by the Bow and Pin Quick Reaction Force.

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Re: Black center poppy pin authorized for wear on RCAF uniforms
« Reply #159 on: October 16, 2019, 11:31:45 »
Another life threatening crisis averted by the Bow and Pin Quick Reaction Force.
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Re: Black center poppy pin authorized for wear on RCAF uniforms
« Reply #160 on: October 16, 2019, 16:31:44 »
Another life threatening crisis averted by the Bow and Pin Quick Reaction Force.

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Re: Black center poppy pin authorized for wear on RCAF uniforms
« Reply #161 on: October 16, 2019, 16:37:57 »
I wonder if they form a B&W DART?

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Re: Black center poppy pin authorized for wear on RCAF uniforms
« Reply #162 on: October 16, 2019, 16:43:16 »
I've been making those with thumb tacks and superglue for years. Nobody's called me on it yet.
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Re: Black center poppy pin authorized for wear on RCAF uniforms
« Reply #163 on: October 16, 2019, 18:06:48 »
Another life threatening crisis averted by the Bow and Pin Quick Reaction Force.

Maybe not life threatening, but possibly 'thumb/finger' threatening.  I find the poppy placement on the flight suit to be a little aggravating, with the traditional 'pin' sticking out in one direction or another.

And if when my poppy gets removed by the Poppy Remover, Effective, Mk 1 (known as a "seatbelt" in civie-land...), I won't be as worried about where that backing of the center pin is as I used to be with that straight pin... :o
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Re: Black center poppy pin authorized for wear on RCAF uniforms
« Reply #164 on: October 16, 2019, 18:49:22 »
. . .  I find the poppy placement on the flight suit to be a little aggravating . . . 

Why not a Velcro backed poppy?  Less FOD hazard.
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Re: Black center poppy pin authorized for wear on RCAF uniforms
« Reply #165 on: October 16, 2019, 18:58:11 »
Why not a Velcro backed poppy?  Less FOD hazard.

You're not supposed to wear it on the flight line or while flying. 

Of course, there's always someone ready to ask where your poppy is after you get back from (or about to leave for) a flight.   ::)
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Re: Black center poppy pin authorized for wear on RCAF uniforms
« Reply #166 on: October 16, 2019, 22:05:12 »
You're not supposed to wear it on the flight line or while flying. 

Of course, there's always someone ready to ask where your poppy is after you get back from (or about to leave for) a flight.   ::)

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Re: Black center poppy pin authorized for wear on RCAF uniforms
« Reply #167 on: October 17, 2019, 07:59:49 »
You'd use a staple gun if you were a real man.... or woman (inclusiveness)…. unless you had store-bought silicone breasts, I guess.  :pop:


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Re: Black center poppy pin authorized for wear on RCAF uniforms
« Reply #168 on: October 17, 2019, 12:17:14 »
You're not supposed to wear it on the flight line or while flying. 

Of course, there's always someone ready to ask where your poppy is after you get back from (or about to leave for) a flight.   ::)

If people who rarely(never) fly didn't wear flight suits all the time I bet there would be a lot less questions.