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Legion, VFW color guards merge into new Detroit Lakes unit

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For more than 70 years, the Detroit Lakes American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars have each maintained a separate Color Guard, charged with providing military honors to deceased military veterans as well as presenting "the colors" (i.e., the American flag) at various ceremonies and celebrations, and marching in area parades.


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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
(218) 844-1454