Re: Falling in for parade
- Hey Jim
I think you hit on my original point. I have no problem falling the
colors. It's falling them in for every parade that gets me going.
Did I interpret your post wrong? Do you troupe the colors in once in
the morning and once at night?
--- In WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com, "Antoine Landrieaux"
> ----- Original Message -----fell in
> From: "abateman2001" <abateman@f...>
> Sent: Wednesday, July 30, 2003 9:42 AM
> Subject: [WarOf1812] Re: Brit line
> >>--- "Gord_1812" <gord_1812@y...> wrote:
> >>I personally like the old days before the BNR where the units
> >>and did what we all do best.. Re-enact a battle.perhaps
> > 1) It's authentic. If you've been in the Canadian Forces or
> > the cadets you can see that the procedure for falling in abatallion
> > 2) I like the sense of pomp and ceremony - it sets the tone forwhat
> Andrew, Gord, et al,
> I have long been an advocate of changing the way we fall in
> Colours," at Mississinewa and at Prairie du Chein.as "Breaking"
> I have even been able to influence some of the practices, such
> the flag, instead of "Raising," as the Americans do. I have seenit happen
> on occasion, at Missy, and it occurs regularly at PduC.courtesy,
> Morning Colours is an American ceremony, that we take part in as a
> because the Americans do it. More rightly, we should havea "Trooping," of
> the Colour, at morning parade, as is the practice that Gord findssomewhat
> tedious.form up.
> The Union Jack should already be in place an flying, before we even
> This should be detailed by the Duty Officer, and is normally doneby the
> Duty NCO. The flag is broken 1/2 hour after sunrise, and comesdown, 1/2
> hour before sunset. Coincidentally, "Last Post" should sound whenthe flag
> has been brought down. At that time, individuals should beupstanding,
> wherever they are, in camp.and like
> As for all the extra "Pomp and Circumstance," I personally enjoy,
> to take part in a well done ceremony. (It's the badly performedones, I
> Jim Keigher, a.k.a.
> Antoine Landrieaux
> Officer in Command
> Fort William, Upper Canada