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What is the proper insignia placement on a Boy Scout uniform?

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The Boy Scouts of America wear their emblem on the left pocket of the uniform shirt. Above the right pocket is the jamboree insignia, the Order of the Arrow lodge insignia and the nameplate. The Boy Scouts wear their other insignia on the right and left sleeves of the uniform.

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On the right sleeve of the Boy Scout uniform is the U.S. flag emblem, which is attached directly below the shoulder seam. Beneath this is the Musician badge, if the scout is in the band or drum corps, and underneath that is the National Honor Patrol Award. On the left sleeve is the council shoulder emblem, which is also attached directly below the shoulder seam, the unit number or Lone Scout emblem, and the veteran unit bars.

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