Thailand has a new military salute – designed by King Rama X

As reported by Khaosod English, Thailand’s military now has an official new salut. It was first designed by King Rama X for his elite guard and has now been declared the official salute for the whole military. Police forces also started using it so be prepared to see this salute now more frequently.

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  • Ananda Chuensomsong

    The head jerk part was pretty hilarious. I laughed lol.

  • Phongphaka Lar-ut

    Comment on It’s very cool to see new changes in the reign of King Rama X. I have never seen a news post about this on Twitter, Facebook or other social media platform before. Thank you for sharing it and long live the king :)