It’s my personal opinion that one of the best things a unit can do to improve its overall quality, ease of participation, and professionalism is to establish some sort of unit standards. I’ve seen unit standards range from lists of approved vendors, to uniform guides, to participation guidelines, to a complete set of all of the above, and they’re generally published somewhere (the unit’s website, for instance). I’m a big fan of having unit standards, and here are a few reasons why I feel that they’re important:
Unit standards help newcomers.
It’s very easy for someone who is new to a unit, especially someone who is new to the hobby in general, to purchase items that are incorrect…
Author: Historically Speaking