Bluing wear (or what ever finish your piece came with) from constant holster constitutes honorable scarring. Rust is not. That, my friends, is neglect. JMHO, Rodfac
Cherish our flag, honor it, defend what it stands for or get the hell out. Our Freedoms are not free, they've been paid for many times over by heros in uniform. Far better men than I, died that we could be FREE.
USAF FAC, 5th Spl Forces, An Loc, lll Corps, RVN, 69-70, Vietnam Vet '69-'73