Color Guard

Col. John Eager Howard Annual Birthday Celebration

The weather was beautiful for today’s memorial to Col. Howard and was well attended. This being a great testament to the man who had done much for the City of Baltimore and the nation at large.President Jean S. Fugett Jr. opened the ceremony with a fine presentation of flags by our MDSSAR Color Guard Troops - David Embrey, Bruce French, David Hoover, Robert Lyons, and Bill Robertson. Many thanks to them. Their uniforms are always impressive.  Many VIPs attended the event including State President James F.

Wreath Laying at Arlington

The ceremony begins at 4:15, so members participating should be at the tomb by 3:55.  The wreath party needs to be there no later than 3:30 so we can report to the Tomb Guard Quarters by 3:45.  The wreath party will be the PG, the highest ranking VASSAR officer present, the GW Chapter president, and the highest ranking color guardsman present. Please contact Michael Elston if you have any questions about the event.


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