Issue 12 and Volume 111.

THIS MONTH’S QUESTIONS What insignia is used in your department to denote (a) chief of department; (b) assistant chief (or second in command); (c) deputy (or division chief); (d) battalion (or district) chief? How is rank, or rating, designated on the uniform coat sleeve (a) by braid (if so, by width and color); (b) by other means? Does your department use any insignia to denote length of service? If so, what and how worn? Is wearing of citations (medallions or stripes) permitted? If so, what form do they take and how worn? Do you believe the fire service should standardize on insignia to denote rank and branch of service?

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