Joint Service Order of the Colors

DrillMaster Honor Guard, Instructional 4 Comments

The regulation that directs this order of precedence is Department of Defense Directive 1005.8; Order of Precedence of Members of Armed Forces of the United States When in Formations, dated 31 October 1977. The more interesting part of the story is the history behind why that precedence is observed by the Department of Defense. Click here to read All About …