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Ruffles and Flourishes: A Guide to Customs and Courtesies  of the Military Judy K. Beam

Ruffles and Flourishes: A Guide to Customs and Courtesies of the Military

Judy K. Beam

Published November 1st 1988
ISBN : 9780938936855
Hardcover
107 pages
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 About the Book 

Describes military customs & courtesies habits, procedures, traditions, & even lore that has been passed down from generation to generation. Contents: rank insignia- army structure- flags, parades & reviews- invitations & replies-MoreDescribes military customs & courtesies — habits, procedures, traditions, & even lore — that has been passed down from generation to generation. Contents: rank insignia- army structure- flags, parades & reviews- invitations & replies- social functions- receptions, receiving lines, dining in/out- dress- advice about respect, thoughtfulness, etc.- potpourri — various important points- answers to frequently asked questions about military customs- reflections- & bibliography. The book includes drawings of rank insignia- informal invitations- formal, informal & basic table settings- & positions in a receiving line & when dining out.