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Trick or Treat - Wearing Military Uniforms

By October 21, 2012

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On October 31st of each year, small children (and some not-so-small "children") dress up in costumes and go door-to-door begging strangers for candy. Some of these folks, both small and tall will be wearing replicas of United States Military Uniforms.

Is that legal? Can you dress up your little Rambo to look like a United States Army Officer? What about your big Rambo?

October 23, 2012 at 12:21 pm
(1) Bart says:

People dress as police, priests, celebrities, political figures, etc.
It ‘s ok on Halloween, because they aren’t trying to commit fraud

October 23, 2012 at 3:25 pm
(2) George says:

Wouldn’t surprise me if ‘they’ were to come down hard on a child trying to ‘pay homage’ to a relative or parent BUT let an adult Pol claim to be almost anything other than MOH and ‘they’ just cluck and say ‘What is the problem’?

October 24, 2012 at 3:24 pm
(3) David C. Parnes says:

Not illegal since there is no intent to defraud. Also, a key word is replica. Also, people know the intent of Holloween to be slightly scary but a fun day. So disguises are to be expected forthe holiday.

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