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     VETERAN BIKERS MC   PROBATION EXPECTATIONS

 

MUCH IS EXPECTED OF EVERY MEMBER WHO WEARS THE PATCH OF VETERAN BIKERS MC.

AS A PROBATIONARY MEMBER OF VETERAN BIKERS MC YOUR FIRST YEAR IS A TIME FOR DEVOTED LEARNING AND APPLYING OF CLUB RULES AND PROTOCOLS.

DURING THE FIRST YEAR DO NOT WEAR THE VBMC EAGLE PATCH AS THIS IS RESERVED FOR FULL PATCH MEMBERS, THOSE WHO HAVE COMPLETED ALL OF THE REQUIREMENTS OF BECOMING A FULL PATCH MEMBER AS OUTLINED BELOW.

DURING THE FIRST YEAR THE PROBATE WILL BE AUTHORIZED TO WEAR ONLY THE TOP ROCKER, SERVICE ROCKER, MC CUBE, AND STATE CUBE ON THE BACK OF VEST. THE VB FLAG OR US FLAG ON LEFT FRONT, AND THE NAME TAG ON RIGHT FRONT. NOTE: SOME OPTIONAL PATCHES MIGHT BE WITHHELD DEPENDING ON DIRECTION OF OFFICERS. 

  • PROBATES WILL BE ASSIGNED AND WORK WITH A MENTOR.
  • PROBATES MUST COMPLETE THE VBMC STANDARDS THE EXPECTATIONS OF PROBATES
  • PROBATES MUST HAVE CLUB VEST AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION THROUGH VISUAL INSPECTION ON REQUEST OF MENTOR, CHAPTER OFFICERS, STATE AND REGIONAL CAPTAINS AS WELL AS NATIONAL OFFICERS, BY IN-PERSON INSPECTION OR LIVE VIDEO INSPECTION *. 
  • UPON READINESS THE PROBATE,  AFTER THE 1ST ANNIVERSARY OF JOINING VBMC, MUST GAIN THE CONFIDENCE OF THEIR MENTOR AND VBMC OFFICERS THAT THEY ARE PREPARED FOR THE NEXT STEP. 
    • THE PROBATE WILL BE EXAMINED BY A WRITTEN TEST AND A VERBAL BOARD OF VBMC OFFICERS TO INSURE THAT THE PROBATE IS READY. 
    • ONCE THE PROBATE PASSES THE EXAMINATION BOARD AND WRITTEN EXAM, THE MENTOR AND OTHER EXAMINATION BOARD MEMBERS SIGN OFF AS A GO, AND ALL DUES ARE IN GOOD STANDING FOR THE NEW YEAR THEN THE PROBATE WILL BE BECOME A FULL PATCH MEMBER AND CAN WEAR THE VBMC EAGLE ON THE BACK OF THEIR VEST.
    • IN ADDITION THE NEW FULL PATCH MEMBER WILL BE ABLE TO CARRY THE VBMC FULL PATCH MEMBERSHIP CARD FOR THEIR TYPE OF MEMBERSHIP, VETERAN OR PATRIOT. 
    • RECEIVE THE PEN AND QUILL PATCH AND CERTIFICATE (PRINTABLE PDF).
    • BE RECOGNIZED AS A FULL PATCH MEMBER
      • THE NEW FULL PATCH MEMBER WILL PARTICIPATE IN A CHAPTER, REGIONAL OR STATE CEREMONY, IF AVAILABLE.
      • BE RECOGNIZED IN THE NATIONAL CALL AND VBMC SITE ANNOUNCEMENT. 

PERIODICALLY AND AT ANY TIME A PROBATIONARY MEMBER MAY BE QUESTIONED CONCERNING HIS / HER KNOWLEDGE OF VBMC.  THE MORE A MEMBER KNOWS AND UNDERSTANDS ABOUT HIS /HER CLUB THE BETTER HE OR SHE CAN AND WILL REPRESENT US TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC AND THE LESS CHANCE OF MISREPRESENTATION THAT CAN DAMAGE THE CLUBS IMAGE.

    1. ALL NEW PROBATE MEMBERS ARE EXPECTED TO BE IN CONTACT WITH AND TO WORK WITH YOUR ASSIGNED MENTOR.
    2. AS A PROBATE THE MEMBER IS EXPECTED TO MEMORIZE THE VBMC PRAYER, THE VBMC OATH, THE VBMC TOAST AND VBMC SALUTE.
    3. PROBATES SHOULD KNOW THE TWO VBMC CLUB COLORS AND THEIR MEANINGS.
    4. PROBATES SHOULD KNOW THE VBMC FIST SALUTE, HOW AND WHEN IT IS TO BE USED AND IT?S MEANING.
    5. THE PROBATE SHOULD HAVE A THOROUGH KNOWLEDGE OF AND BE ABLE TO DISCUSS IN DEPTH THE VBMC MISSION STATEMENT AND THE VBMC MISSION.
    6. THE PROBATE IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP A THOROUGH KNOWLEDGE OF THE VBMC CHARTER, CONSTITUTION AND BYLAWS AND REGULATIONS AND BE ABLE TO DISCUSS AND APPLY THESE VBMC LAWS AND POLICIES AND CONDUCT THEMSELVES ACCORDINGLY.
    7. THE PROBATE IS EXPECTED TO STUDY AND KNOW THE U.S. CONSTITUTION AND BILL OF RIGHTS.  YOU CAN NOT STAND IN DEFENSE OF WHAT YOU DON'T KNOW AND UNDERSTAND.  (must have a pocket copy in the vest pocket of your cut at all times)
    8. THE PROBATE IS EXPECTED TO STUDY HIS POCKET NEW TESTAMENT FROM FRONT TO BACK READING A MINIMUM OF TWO CHAPTERS DAILY AND ALWAYS BE READY AND WILLING TO PROMOTE THE GOSPEL OF CHRIST IF AND WHEN AN OPPORTUNITY PRESENTS ITSELF.  (must have a pocket copy in your vest pocket of your cut at all times)
    9. THE PROBATE IS EXPECTED TO LEARN AND KNOW MC PROTOCOLS AND WHAT TO DO AND WHAT NOT TO DO WHEN AROUND OTHER MC'S AND THEIR MEMBERS.  NOT KNOWING MC PROTOCOLS AND GET  A CLUB MEMBER AND HIS FELLOW MEMBERS IN LOTS OF HOT WATER.  --  SIMPLY TYPE IN MOTORCYCLE CLUB PROTOCOLS IN YOUR BROWSER AND START READING AND LEARNING.  ALSO SEE LINK AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE.
    10. THE PROBATE IS EXPECTED TO LEARN AND KNOW PROPER ADDRESSING AND RESPECT OF FELLOW CLUB MEMBERS, , RANKS AND CHAIN OF COMMAND. When addressing another member it is prefaced with the term BROTHER or SISTER followed by the other members NAME OR ROAD NAME.  EXAMPLE:  Brother MoonDogg.  When introducing a member to another party it is prefaced by Brother or Sister, Road name, rank or position.  EXAMPLE:  This is Brother MoonDogg, Founder / Natl President VBMC HQ.
    11. PROBATE SHOULD STUDY THE PAGES OF OUR WEBSITE FORWARDS AND BACKWARDS WITH THE GOAL OF LEARNING EVERYTHING THEY CAN LEARN ABOUT VBMC TO PROVE THEMSELVES WORTHY TO WEAR THE PATCH.   

REMEMBER YOU ARE A PROBATE FOR ONE YEAR IN WHICH TIME YOU ARE EXPECTED TO LEARN THE CLUB.  AT ANYTIME A MEMBER CAN ALWAYS BE RETURNED TO PROBATIONARY STATUS FOR VIOLATIONS OF OUR CLUB RULES AND PROTOCOLS.  THE MOMENT ONE STOPS LEARNING THEY WILL SOON FORGET WHAT LITTLE THEY KNEW.  SEWING ON THE PATCH IS THE EASY PART.  KEEPING THE PATCH IS THE CHALLENGE!  DO THE WORK.

 

VBMC PROBATE STUDY GUIDE 

Study Guide >> 

MOTORCYCLE CLUB PROTOCOL LINKS:

http://www.rcvsmc.net/

 

 

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