That will never catch on in the Army, just because there is no reason to do something anymore doesnt mean tgat the Army is going to stop. You only have to read some of the replies on here to get feel of how some people are so brainwashed by the military that they never question why they do something poibtless, they just continue to do it.
But, but … TRADITION!
Oh, bugger. Bde of Guards, no less.