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Offline Anonymanus

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Knife and uniform
« on: February 16, 2006, 17:38:36 »
I'd like to know if I'm allowed to have a swiss knife on my belt, with the combat dress.

 I've checked in my local orders and it doesn't seems to be specified.... I also checked a bit on the Internet and found nothing about it.

The longest blade is like 2 inches an ½ long and it's basicly just a tool.

If someone knows about it, I'd also like to know the reference of the rule that says weater or not we are allowed to.

Thanks a lot!

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Re: Knife and uniform
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2006, 17:43:03 »
Ask your instructor...

most of us have been issued multi-tools so I can't see why a swiss army knife would be bad.

But to be on the safe side ask within your chain of command. Hearing an "OK yes you can do it" from someone on a somewhat anonymous WEBLOG will not stand up as an excuse as to why you are different from your mates.


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Re: Knife and uniform
« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2006, 18:28:02 »
OCdt. Goulet

Are you CIC ?

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Re: Knife and uniform
« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2006, 18:33:33 »
No, I'm not!
Why did you want to know that?
« Last Edit: February 16, 2006, 18:37:09 by OCdt.Goulet »

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Re: Knife and uniform
« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2006, 18:36:26 »
Because you are in the military, obviously you are allowed to carry a knife.

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Re: Knife and uniform
« Reply #5 on: February 16, 2006, 18:56:21 »
If your on course, ask your chain of command. If your not on course, go ahead and wear it. That's the simple answer.
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Re: Knife and uniform
« Reply #6 on: February 16, 2006, 20:22:50 »
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Because you are in the military, obviously you are allowed to carry a knife. 

Because the question is totally out of character, sounded like somthing a newly minted CIC Officer would ask straight out of Cadets and i am not blazing the Cadets/CIC, check my profile! I thought you guys were issued leathermans or gerbers etc. ?

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Re: Knife and uniform
« Reply #7 on: February 16, 2006, 21:33:27 »
I think everything has been answered here. If you have anything else substantial to add, PM me, I'll reopen it.
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