Monthly Archives: September 2012

A new chief orders up sleeve striping, Maltese Crosses and collar pins.

A thank you to Michael Godbold for his dress uniform accessory upgrade. “Getting an order for Class A Dress Uniform stuff all the way from Savannah, GA says volumes about Lighthouse’s dedication to consistency and to maintaining what firefighters, fire … Continue reading

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Robinson FD prepares for Honor Guard detail.

Robinson FD picked up mourning bands for its honor guard detail in an attempt to be ready. “Often dress uniform purchases are done in a ‘last minute’ mode.  People don’t or don’t want to think about dress uniforms.  The thought … Continue reading

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Another merchant marine boat replenishes dress uniform closet.

A thanks to Victory Casino Cruises for its purchase of dress shirts and dress ties.

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Sierra Vista Fire Department restocks Honor Guard locker.

Sierra Vista Fire Department’s Jeremy Baker purchased shoulder cords, dress gloves and re/gold collar pins as honor guard readies for new season. “A number of fire departments have fiscal years starting in the beginning of October.  That used to create a … Continue reading

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Merchant Marine outfit in Port Jefferson, NY stocks up on shoulder boards, etc.

A thank you to Donna Bogaski of Port Jefferson, NY for the order of soft shoulder boards, shirts with shoulder straps and merchant marine cap devices. “The fall sailing season is gearing up in New York and superior dress uniform and … Continue reading

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Merchant Marine upgrades his dress uniforms.

A thank you to Eric Ayala for  his purchase of dress shirts, ties and dress jackets. “The merchant marine business is tied pretty closely to the economy, especially the dinner cruise business.  Purchase of dress uniforms is an indicator of … Continue reading

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Tacoma Fire Department adds to dress uniform complement

A thank you to the Tacoma Fire Department for its purchase of white Naval Officer dress caps. “Naval Officer style dress caps, once prevalently used, are rarely the choice of fire departments moving into Class A Dress Uniforms  for the … Continue reading

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Eden Prairie FD continues tradition of using 9-11 Commemorative/Memorial Chin Straps.

A thank you to Katie Russell and Eden Prairie FD for their order of 9-11 Commemorative/Memorial Chin Straps. “The Memorial Chin Strap is being used in a number of fire departments around the country.  It is an egalitarian way to … Continue reading

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Knights Templars around the country continue to build their dress uniform complements.

North Attleboro’s Holy Sepulchre # 8 adds seven more dress uniform jackets to its dress uniform closet in anticipation of a membership surge. “The Knights Templar continue to go against the general shrinkage of membership among fraternal organizations, demonstrated by … Continue reading

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Oregon Fire Service HG picks up Honor Guard uniform pieces.

A thanks to Kathy Koontz and the Oregon Fire Service HG for the NYFD Bell Cap, dress shirts and dress tie order. “The end of summer often sees a resurgence of Honor Guard and Honor Guard dress uniform interest in … Continue reading

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