Guys, kit choosing and all that happens LATER! After all is set!
Geeze, start SMALL, it hurts nothing to give this a shot. See where it leads with patience.
The idea is to play the government's game and using existing terminology that WORKS. It's a small step in a direction that is more likely to work IF we give it time.
If you dont want to do this, then dont. Call yourself whatever you want.
But I'll tell you from direct experience that being a re-enactor is seen in a far better light than what we have now, and that is a fact we can use.