Category Archives: Color Guard/Honor Guard

MIA/POW Ceremony 09-20-2019

Post 1776 will observe our POW and MIA brothers and sisters on September 20th in a ceremony to be held at the Post between 17:00 and 17:30 hours. The kitchen and pull tab booth will both be closed during the … Continue reading

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Tribute to Fallen Soldiers 07-20-2019

Today (07/20/2019) I had the honor of being present for a very moving ceremony honoring our fallen soldiers.  Post 1776 hosted the Staff of the Tribute to Fallen Soldiers who are escorting the Fallen Soldiers Memorial Flame from Eugene Oregon to Arlington … Continue reading

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Three Generations

This year was the first time that Post 1776 Color Guard has ever had  three generations leading our 4th of July parade.  The Revolutionary War marchers are – from left to right …CARTER EHLERS, JOE MILLER (son), MARK MILLER (grand … Continue reading

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Our Color Guard and 76s

Our Post 1776 Color Guard and 76s’ were marching as usual in our city’s Freedom Days parade yesterday.

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Memorial Day Ceremony – May 27th 11am

Memorial Day Ceremonies start at 11:00 hours in Memorial Park at Post 1776

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HyVee Veterans Breakfast 11-12-2018

HyVee once again honored America’s Veterans with a spectacular buffet breakfast and desserts. The Post 1776 Color Guard was on hand as was a local school choir Encore from Lakeville South. And what voices! It is always nice to see … Continue reading

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Memorial Program

Today, Post 1776 held our annual Memorial Day program. Although it looked gloomy at the start of the program, many still showed their patriotism and their rain gear while many others sported umbrellas. Shortly after the program was underway the … Continue reading

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