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Unique in the British Army in that all NCOs wear a crown above their stripes, a throwback from the days when they would escort the 'Widow at Windsor'. To distinguish Sgts (three stripes AND a crown remeber) from SSgts, the Staffies get to wear FOUR stripes and a crown.
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Unique in the British Army in that all NCOs wear a crown above their stripes, a throwback from the days when they would escort the 'Widow at Windsor'. To distinguish Sgts (three stripes AND a crown remember) from SSgts, the Staffies get to wear FOUR stripes and a crown.
  
 
Oh and their stable belt is red, gold and green, making them possibly the only Rastafarian unit in the world.
 
Oh and their stable belt is red, gold and green, making them possibly the only Rastafarian unit in the world.

Revision as of 20:22, 24 June 2005

Unique in the British Army in that all NCOs wear a crown above their stripes, a throwback from the days when they would escort the 'Widow at Windsor'. To distinguish Sgts (three stripes AND a crown remember) from SSgts, the Staffies get to wear FOUR stripes and a crown.

Oh and their stable belt is red, gold and green, making them possibly the only Rastafarian unit in the world.