Official Dress Uniform. 1.
The official dress for the Fourth Degree shall be:
Blue Blazer with Fourth Degree Emblem Blazer Crest 2.
Knights of Columbus Emblem of the Order buttons 3.
Official Fourth Degree Gray trousers (no
cuffs) 4. Official Fourth
Degree Necktie 5. Official
Fourth Degree Black Beret with Fourth Degree metal badge over
appropriate colored patch of the office, as described in Section
38(c) 6. Plain White Dress Shirt – Button cuff (no French cuffs –
no button down collar shirts) 7. Black Socks and Plain Black
Shoes 8. Official Fourth Degree Lapel Pin (#PG-113) 9. Incumbent Medal of Office 10. Past and Former Miniature Medals
above left pocket
2. A member serving in the armed
forces of his country, fulltime police and firefighters shall be
considered in proper attire when dressed in a Class A or dress
3. The colored patches to be used are as
follows: 1. Supreme Master–Dark
Blue Patch on his beret.(Pantone
# 19-4035 TC.) 2. Vice Supreme Master–Light
Blue Patch on his
beret. (Pantone # 14-4313 TC.) 3. District Master–Gold Patch on
his beret. (Pantone # 13-0941 TC.) 4. Faithful
Navigator–White Patch on his beret. (Pantone # 11-0601 TC.)
5. District Marshal–Green Patch on his beret. (Pantone # 18-5315 TC.)
6. Assembly Commander–Purple Patch on his beret. (Pantone # 19-3542 TC.)
4. The colors worn by the Supreme Master, Vice
Supreme Masters, Masters and Faithful Navigators may continue to be
worn by such officers following their completion of service in that
office, for life. This does not apply to Assembly Color Corps
Commanders and District Marshals when they complete a term.
These colors shall be mandatory June 10, 2017.
Exemplification - Section 39 1. For a candidate: black or dark
(blue or grey) business suit with black shoes, plain white dress
shirt as described above, necktie, and candidate identification.
2. For a candidate serving in the armed forces of his country,
fulltime police and firefighters: a Class A or dress uniform. 3.
The social baldric, presented at the exemplification. should only be
worn at functions when the Fourth Degree member is dressed in a
business suit or tuxedo. The social baldric is not worn with the
official dress uniform. 4. For honor guard: official dress
uniform as set forth in section 38.
Exemplification - Section 40 6. The official regalia
when serving in a Color Corps (Honor Guard or Color Guard) is the
same as the official dress uniform of a member, with the following
additions: 1. Service baldric worn over the coat, from right
shoulder to left hip; and Silver sword. 2. The Supreme Master,
Vice Supreme Masters, Masters and former such officers only shall be
permitted to bear the gold sword; 3. White gloves.
Color Corp - Section 41
The Establishment of: 1.
Assembly may henceforth establish a uniform drill corps with the
approval of the Master of the District and such unit shall be known
as "Fourth Degree Color Corps of __________ Assembly." 2. A Color
Corps may participate in exemplifications, religious and public
functions only with the consent of the Master. The Master shall have
full control of the Color Corps in his district, except as
hereinafter provided and shall be held strictly accountable for such
unit. 3. The Faithful Navigator shall appoint a Commander of the
Color Corps for his Assembly. One and only one Commander shall be
ARTICLE XII COLOR CROPS
Procedure and Manual of the Sword - Section 42 The procedure and Manual of the Sword shall be in accordance
with the “Color Corps Drill Manual.” In the absence of such
directive the District Master has full control provided, however,
that he first receives approval of such procedure from the Supreme
Silent Commands Reference is made in
this section to "visual commands" Due to the necessity for silence,
particularly during a drill participation in church, silent "cues"
must be used by the drill commander to instruct members and to give
Jewels When a
Fourth Degree member attends an official function of the Order where
Fourth Degree dress is required, he may wear the jewel of his office
around his neck, be it Fourth Degree or Third Degree, together with
the Social Baldric.
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