color guard


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color guard

n.
The ceremonial escort for the flag, as of a country or organization.
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col′or guard`


n.
military personnel or others who carry or escort the flag or colors in parades, reviews, etc.
[1815–25]
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Noun1.color guard - a ceremonial escort for the (regimental) colorscolor guard - a ceremonial escort for the (regimental) colors
escort - an attendant who is employed to accompany someone
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* The color guard posts the colors, and then the national anthem is played.
Well, Saturday was the Veterans Color Guard's turn to be honored - as grand marshal of the 63rd annual Springfield Christmas Parade.
They were league champs in the Armed Inspection and Unarmed Color Guard and a tie with Central Springfield for Armed Color Guard top honors.
Cadets from the Civil Air Patrol served as color guard. The display hand crafted by Clarke's Viet Nam wingman and Florida
First, she discovers that her boyfriend is sneaking around with Courtney, the supposedly chaste captain of the Color Guard, a discovery that everyone else in her Silicon Valley high school has apparently already made.
Prior to the guest speakers taking the stage, the Navy Band and two color guards--the Marine Corps Color Guard led by Cpl.
At the All-Star Game: Color Guard Gets Ready to Take the Field (http://www.bizofbaseball.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=4529:at-the-all-star-game-color-guard-gets-ready-to-take-the-field&catid=30:mlb-news&Itemid=42)
Coming off the field after the players completed batting practice, the color guard for tonight's 81st All-Star Game were waiting in the dugout level, waiting to take the field.
The Army Color Guard presents the colors during the opening ceremony of the June 7, 2008 baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the San Francisco Giants at Nationals Park, Washington, D.C.
In 1951, the company relocated to its current location at Patton Barracks in Heidelberg, where it assumed the honor guard mission (which includes operations performed by the salute battery, color guard, and rifle-firing team) for USAREUR.
Grubb's favorite specimens include Leucadendron 'Safari Sunshine', with its variegated pink, cream, and green leaves; spiny, waxy blue Encephalartos horridus; and orange-tinged, chartreuse-striped Yucca filamentosa 'Color Guard'.