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updated 10/30/08

   
 

In patriotic and military organizations the flags are known as "color" and the individuals who present them are the "color guard".  The members of the color guard who carry a flag are called "color bearers" and those who do not carry a flag are called "escorts".  The flag ceremony at troop activities shall be conducted as described below.  The commands are issued by one of the escorts.

  1. Troop attention !
  2. Color guard forward march
  3. Color guard halt
  4. Color guard left face
  5. Troop salute
  6. Pledge of allegiance
  7. Two
  8. Post colors
  9. Color guard salute
  10. Two
  11. Left face
  12. Forward march
  13. Troop at ease