I will be updating my Order of the Arrow Handbook Checklist. I recently acquired of one of my needs, the 2017 Printing which oddly enough does not indicate a copyright date and lists Forrest Gertin as the National Chief.
After 1989, there was no indication of the month or printing size. There was usually an indication of the year it was revised or printed. One of the easiest identifiers is the name/signature of the National Chief printed in the Handbook and most recently the Printing Year has been listed on the back cover.
and the rear cover:
Looking to confirm if one more recent OA Handbook was actually issued for 2011 and 2016 and if so, I’m looking to purchase or trade for it.
“I ask, Sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people. To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them.” –George Mason, Speech During Virginia’s Convention to Ratify the Constitution, 1788