Let’s get this out of the way, when asked to formally post the colors in stands outside, don’t. Just don’t do it. Let’s look closely.
What music is played when presenting the colors? That’s the question that has popped up time and again lately. So, let’s answer it.
Let’s have a look at the theories that surround the flag: fringe on the flag, the finial, and the flag’s size.
There are spade finials out there that are damaged, I’m sure. Here, you will see the steps to make a spade finial presentable again. I use the word, presentable, because I am using things I have on hand to try to keep costs low.
Can you please give some insight/clarify paragraph 7.32.3 in AFI 36-2203? Yes, I can!
There is a new eBook by the DrillMaster called Mounted Color Guard Protocols For Civilian Organizations. Major contributions to the book were made by DeVaughn Simper, Vexillologist, Professor Flag. The techniques come from the military just like a color guard on foot and allowances have been made for American citizens who wish to present the colors while on horseback.
This is a great question that I receive every so often. So, here’s an example of how you can begin spinning a rifle (or any other type of practice) and progress to a level of proficiency with which you are comfortable.
DrillMaster shares information from the service regulations regarding foreign national flags and anthems.
DrillMaster shares his view of keeping the professionalism in an honor guard unit
DrillMaster explains a different approach to the problem of drill team practice attendance and recruiting.