Badge Envy

noemis

Lantern Swinger
Why is it that 2 of the biggest threads on the RNR foum of RR are about badges or insignia?

First there was the GSSR branch badge that went on for ever and now the debate over the 'R's. Are we that insecure of our indentity or role within the RN that we focus on the badges that we wear?

I recognise the importance of branches and the sense of belonging, but we're all getting obsessed!
 

caterer

Midshipman
It’s only a bit of cloth!
I think the only people bothered by it are the officers so they can see whom they are volunteering to do some shitty little jobs.
 
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