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    Attention to Colors


    by CoastGuardNews

    39 views ALAMEDA, Calif. - Petty Officer 1st Class Patrick Stewart, explains the colors ceremony, while members of the Coast Guard Island Color Guard detail raise and lower the U.S. flag, March 2010. Dr. David Rosen, Coast Guard Historian, provides background information on colors, a ceremony that pays honor and respect to our nation's flag and to all of those who have died defending our country. Every Coast Guard shore command and ship, not underway, performs colors twice a day. U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Kevin Metcalf and Petty Officer 3rd Class Pamela Manns