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Cap badge positioning

#1
I was under the impression that British military dress regs stated that when wearing a beret, the badge must be postioned over the left eye. In the last few days i've seen a couple of military programmes where the badge has been worn over the left ear.
Young Soldiers: 1 Rifles Officer and 1 ranker
Sandhurst
The Bomb Squad: 1 RE Sapper (Commando trained).
And those are just a few examples, I have seen more, but forgotten where.
Is this some kind of new fashion and is it tolerated by the RSM's and RP's?
 
#9
nothing wrong with cap badge over the left eye and a HLS beret, do you know some **** put a orange patch on mine the basatrds
it looks gay as fluck like a compo cap
 

Grumblegrunt

LE
Book Reviewer
#11
As they are all members of inferior regiments who can blame them for trying to hide their cap badge
ah that explains why it was the paras who started it :)

There seems to be a new fad for shaping a beret into a flat cap from Last of the Summer Wine doing the rounds as well.
thats as old as time too. just watch some of the old war movies, there's a BW micheal caine one where they wear their berets in all sorts of fashions
 

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