2017 Color Guard competition

Date: 
Friday, August 18, 2017 – 4:00am
A Legion emblem is sewn into the neck of a Sedalia, Mo., George Whiteman Memorial Post 642 uniform as the 2017 American Legion Color Guard Contest is held on Friday, August 18, 2017 at Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nev. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
A judge makes notes to the contestants as the 2017 American Legion Color Guard Contest is held on Friday, August 18, 2017 at Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nev. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
Bill Miller of Lakewood, Calif., Post 496 takes a picture of  the Detachment of California District 12 color guard as they compete in the 2017 American Legion Color Guard Contest, held on Friday, August 18, 2017 at Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nev. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
Newport Harbor Post 291 of Newport Beach, Calif., competes in the 2017 American Legion Color Guard Contest, held on Friday, August 18, 2017 at Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nev. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
Houston, Tex., Harrisburg Post 472 color guard competes during the 2017 American Legion Color Guard Contest, held on Friday, August 18, 2017 at Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nev. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
Projection screens show the 2017 American Legion Color Guard Contest as it is held on Friday, August 18, 2017 at Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nev. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
Christine Lupacchino of Easthampton, Mass., Post 224 posts the colors during the 2017 American Legion Color Guard Contest, held on Friday, August 18, 2017 at Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nev. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
Newport Harbor Post 291 of Newport Beach, Calif., compete in the 2017 American Legion Color Guard Contest, held on Friday, August 18, 2017 at Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nev. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
Newport Harbor Post 291 of Newport Beach, Calif., compete in the 2017 American Legion Color Guard Contest, held on Friday, August 18, 2017 at Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nev. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
Newport Harbor Post 291 of Newport Beach, Calif., compete in the 2017 American Legion Color Guard Contest, held on Friday, August 18, 2017 at Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nev. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
Houston, Tex., Harrisburg Post 472 color guard competes during the 2017 American Legion Color Guard Contest, held on Friday, August 18, 2017 at Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nev. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
The 2017 American Legion Color Guard Contest is held on Friday, August 18, 2017 at Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nev. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
American Legion National Commander Charles E. Schmidt speaks to the competitors at the conclusion of the 2017 American Legion Color Guard Contest, held on Friday, August 18, 2017 at Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nev. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
Christine Lupacchino of Easthampton, Mass., Post 224 shakes the hand of American Legion National Commander Charles E. Schmidt during the 2017 American Legion Color Guard Contest, held on Friday, August 18, 2017 at Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nev. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
American Legion Newport Harbor Post 291 from Newport Beach, Calif., wins first in both the military open class and advancing and retiring the colors, and will serve another year as the National Commander's color guard. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
American Legion Newport Harbor Post 291 from Newport Beach, Calif., wins first in both the military open class and advancing and retiring the colors, and will serve another year as the National Commander's color guard. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
American Legion Newport Harbor Post 291 from Newport Beach, Calif., wins first in both the military open class and advancing and retiring the colors, and will serve another year as the National Commander's color guard. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.

Source: Legion News

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