Bloomingdale VFW Post 7539 Honor Guard Uniform Insignia Placement
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VFW (PIN) OVER VFW (EMBLEM):  VFW Manual of Procedure:  "Collar pins, VFW and unit number, may be placed as follows: 
VFW pin(s) on left or on both collar tabs so that the bottom is parallel to the ground one-half of one inch to one inch (1/2"-1") above the tip;
the Unit Number Pin, if used, on the right collar tab so that the bottom is parallel to the ground, one-half inch to one inch (1/2"-1") above the tip.

Remember, VFW pin on same side as VFW shirt emblem! 
Shirt edge, belt buckle [tab next to buckle] edge, and pant fly edge are all aligned. 
Black ascot for Memorial Day and funerals, otherwise wear gold ascot.

Help for order of medals can be found at (build medal rack)
Order of precedence from viewer same as reading book (most important top left to bottom right). 
Additional help at ,  (build medal rack), and

Help in sewing on patches:  Helen's Alterations, 423 Maple St. Roselle, IL  630 351-2168

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