Standard bearer


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an officer of an army, company, or troop, who bears a standard; - commonly called color sergeantor color bearer; hence, the leader of any organization; as, the standard bearer of a political party.

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They played the National air called "The Oz Spangled Banner," and behind them were the standard bearers with the Royal flag.
Cummings as vice Standard Bearer on the Alternative National Congress (ANC) ticket in the 10 October presidential and representatives elections.
If Donald Trump is the standard bearer of the Republican Party, Dallas Rep.
Ron Barber - a familiar face as standard bearer at countless events over many years - received the accolade at a special ceremony at Middlesbrough Town Hall.
Mark Enverga confirmed on Tuesday, the date of the planned meeting with Duterte, standard bearer of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan, which would be at the NPC's Quezon City clubhouse.
The National Garden of Remembrance, Cathays Park, in 2002 The National Garden of Remembrance, Cathays Park, in 2002 Standard bearer Neil (Jock) Greer, Merthyr branch RRW, on Remembrance Sunday in Trelewis, 2005 Standard bearer Neil (Jock) Greer, Merthyr branch RRW, on Remembrance Sunday in Trelewis, 2005 HAVE you taken part in a Remembrance Sunday parade?
MalacaAaAaAeA~ang on Wednesday (March 20, 2015) said is no fallout with the members of the Liberal Party (LP), saying that the political group is solidly behind President Aquino whether he will pick presumed standard bearer Mar Roxas or Senator Grace Poe as the presidential bet for the 2016 elections.
DUE HONOURS: Pictured with standard bearers outside the church before the service are, from left, Rev Marion Russell, standard bearer Robert Ellis with the Huddersfield branch standard, Jack West, chairman of the Huddersfield Branch Royal British Legion and Rev Canon Simon Moore.
Derek Wilkes, 60, was found dead at his home in Quinton, after he had served as union standard bearer for the Royal British Legion during a fundraising event.
Chalkie, Hon Sec and standard bearer, The Middle East Forces Veterans Association
Bombardier is already acknowledged as a world standard bearer in safety design elements.
He then joined the National Ballet of Chile as a principal dancer, teacher, and choreographer, and was noted for his portrayal of the Standard Bearer in Jooss' Green Table.

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