Honoring our Veterans-Honor Guard

 

Courtesy of Patrick Self

The members of the Donald Eisenhauer American Legion Post 60 honor guard line up in formation to carry the flag of the United States of American, and all military flags, as well as the POW/MIA flag.

Honoring our military veterans is done in many ways, and shown in many different forms. Flags, ribbons, patches and stickers display a form of thank you, pride in and a legion to our veterans. Yet the strongest and most enduring is that of the Honor Guard.

The first known Honor Guard was in 1925, according to Merriam-Webster.com. After World War I, with services, parades and other events, members of the American Legion, and other organizations connected to the military began their show of colors (the American flag, and all military flags.) during parades, sports events, and funeral services...



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