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Old 04-11-2003, 06:25 AM   #1
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What is this ceremony?
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Old 04-11-2003, 08:37 AM   #2
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I saw this before, but never really paid any attention...

This is a ceremony for showing the loyalty to the Flag of one's unit and the unit itself. I do not believe this was done very often. The military was not the only organization that practiced this custom. Pioneers, Komsomol, etc. also did this.

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Old 08-12-2018, 05:04 AM   #3
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Re: Kissing a banner

It is done when a commander is leaving its unit due to a new assignment or when soldiers are ending their service.
Here dembels of the 345th Sep. Guards ABN Rgt in Bagram Afghanistan...
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