Can anyone join the British Legion?

Can anyone join the British Legion?

Membership is open to everyone, you don’t have to be a serving or ex-Service person. If you have an interest in the work of the Legion and want to help and support those who have served and their dependants, come and join us. We welcome men and women of all ages, whether they have served in the Armed Forces or not.

Is it OK to wear a hat while eating?

Your comfort hat may be acceptable in a coffeehouse, diner, or other casual setting, but if you’re going out to a more formal dinner, you should leave it at home, the same way you should change out of your sweatpants. A statement hat, on the other hand, is perfectly appropriate in a restaurant.

How are jails and prisons similar?

Think short-term and long-term. Jails are usually run by local law enforcement and/or local government agencies, and are designed to hold inmates awaiting trial or serving a short sentence. Prisons, on the other hand, are typically operated by either a state government or the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP).

Why shouldn’t you wear a hat in church?

Whether one wears a hat or takes it off conveys the meaning of RESPECT. In Protestant churches, ladies wear hats, men remove their hats, to show respect to God. In Catholic churches, ladies wear hats or cover their heads with veils, man remove their hats, to show respect to God.

Can anyone join the Legion?

Under the new law, any honorably discharged veteran who has served since Dec. 7, 1941, may join the American Legion, meaning military veterans who served in what were previously considered periods of peacetime between wars are now eligible for membership.

What do legions do?

The Legion is a democratic, non-partisan, member based organization. We endeavour to make a difference in the lives of Veterans, including military and RCMP members and their families; to support our communities and our country, and to always remember the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.

Is it rude to wear a hat in a Japanese restaurant?

Hats are fine. Yeah, you’ll look completely out of place if you have a hat on at a nice restaurant. Baseball caps are quite popular in Japan, particularly with young people (both men and women).

Do you have to be a member to drink at the Legion?

You just have to be a member or a guest of a member to order drinks. over a year ago.

Is it rude to wear a hat at the table?

Whatever the reason, or excuse, it’s disrespectful to wear a hat at the dinner table. So before you eat at a restaurant, please stash the hat in the back seat of your car, comb your hair and be proud that you know a thing or two about being civilized.

Can I join the American Legion if my grandfather served?

members include males of all ages whose parents or grandparents served in the U.S. military and were eligible for American Legion membership.

Is it rude to wear a beanie in a restaurant?

The short answer is no. Hat etiquette dictates men don’t wear hats inside in business situations and socially. Women may wear hats inside for social occasions. In business since business etiquette is a level playing field (or should be), women need to be treated equally with men.

Are schools modeled after prisons?

High Schools are NOT designed as prisons. Older schools may have a blockish like design, but most of them are in no way designed like prisons. THIS is a high school! Just because they FEEL like prisons, does not mean they are designed as such.

How much are legion dues?

Become a member today Any Canadian or citizen of an Allied nation 18 years of age or older is welcome to join and help us help Canada’s Veterans. Annual membership fees vary by Branch, with most averaging around $50 per year.

Why do military remove hats indoors?

Removing them when you went indoors was a matter of protecting the cover from damage from door frames, low-hanging chandeliers, and low ceilings. So the rule was, every service member must remove their hats indoors, so the admiral would not damage his. Hats and uniforms change faster than military regulations.

Can you wear a hat in the Legion?

So when you come to the Legion, we kindly suggest that you remove your hat if possible. If for some reason you wish to wear it, please feel free to do so and make it known to your server or management.

How do you become a member of Legion?

Prospective members also can sign up online. Visit and follow the easy prompts from there. This information will be processed by National Headquarters. Once processed, a membership card will be sent along with other new-member materials.

Who owns the Legion?