Given the guideline that Germany’s freedom is nowadays also defended in the Hindu Kush, the Bundeswehr is preparing for glorious times
In order to be prepared in terms of image and to anchor the necessity of a modern army in the public consciousness, it resorts to various means: on the one hand, there are campaigns that are copied from television formats (cf. (e.g. Bundeswehr is looking for the superstar) on the other hand real classics like the official recruit swearing-in ceremony.
Tradition never this, the Bundeswehr, too, with its penchant for cultivating tradition (cf. Maintaining military tradition in Mittenwald. And so the attempts to turn the Bundeswehr into a pop phenomenon still seem slightly awkward, while traditional uniform changes such as recruit swearing-in ceremonies are handled with confident routine. The process is always the same: There are speeches, then there’s a rallying cry, then it’s done. The decoration can be selected from the fund of state events, which should radiate dignity, determination and solemn seriousness. torches, fires, and backdrops that serve the state’s own polite self-interpretation (e.g., a "national" event).B. the Bendlerblock), are always appropriate. Politicians present at such events sometimes wear uniforms.