Where tradition and school spirit unite
Army Color Guard is a time-honored tradition. The Color Guard execute the presenting, protecting and retrieving of the colors that symbolize those who have fallen in the prevention of freedom and those who still fight for freedom today. Color Guard honors the long-time Army tradition of respecting the flag and the service through proper ceremony and procedures.
The Lumberjack Battalion Color Guard is an extracurricular group in SFA’s Military Science (Army ROTC) Program, where it’s inception began around 1970.
It is comprised of students (cadets) who are enrolled in the SFA Military Science Department.
Students (cadets) who choose to join the Color Guard commit their time to serving the university and the local community while maintaining their status as a full time student and cadet.
The students (cadets) in the Color Guard practice Drill and Ceremonies (D&C) that will help them be well-rounded cadets and future officers. It builds Drill and Ceremonies skills to last throughout your military career and is a great way to represent your university and service.
A part of the community
The Lumberjack Battalion Color Guard is one of the most high-profile ROTC groups on campus. This organization represents SFA’s ROTC program in many events such as community parades (Homecoming, Veteran’s Day, Christmas), Commissionings, Commencements, multiple home sporting events (football, men’s and women’s basketball, women’s soccer, etc), and others.