A British division commander has issued instructions to his subordinates that ban eating food with one’s hands, and also offers useful advice about how to hold a knife and fork. In addition, he has some strong opinions about where one should sit at a dinner party.
Speaking of military etiquette, for the American point of view, here is a photo of the aircraft that dropped a toilet on the Viet Cong.
Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at email@example.com.