Military veterans can wear their medals during appropriate times on civilian attire, but many are uncomfortable doing so. It demonstrates pride of service and can possibly assist in bridging the military-civilian divide. Is there reluctance because those who do so might be considered "posers"? Here is an article to stimulate discussion on this topic: https://havokjournal.com/culture/veterans-wont-wear-earned/
Edited 5 mo ago
Posted 5 mo ago
Retirees always wore tuxedos and miniature medals at any such formal occasion that dictated. Some wear hats and other pride in public. Most Veterans can spot a poser really quick. I'm not big on regalia, but respect everyone's service. Sometimes it's just a wink and nod when two pass alongside, but know the face, or stare.
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