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3220 W. College Ave., Appleton, WI 54914

Johnston-Blessman Post 38

Veteran's Day Ceremony


June 7th -Old Glory Honor Flight Outagamie County Airport report time 7pm

June 9th - Brillion Electric Parade report time 7:30pm

June 10th - Flag Day Parade report time 2pm

July 1 Manawa Rodeo Parade

July 8th - Timber Rattlers Game

August - Timber Rattlers Game

Sept 20th - Old Glory Honor Flight Outagamie Airport report time 7pm

Sept 30th - 127th Division Veterans Reunion Dinner at the Paper Valley Radisson report time 6pm

Oct 18 -Old Glory Honor Flight Outagamie County Airport report time 7pm


Click here for full events calendar.

About the Scarlet Guard

The Scarlet Guard is the Color Guard unit for Post 38. It has been described as the "showcase" unit for the Post.  The Guard is in its 34th year, having been founded in 1983.

A sample of activities that the "Guard" participates in, include (but not limited to):

  • Memorial Day parade & cemetery ceremonies
  • Flag Day parade
  • Christmas parade
  • Manawa Rodeo parade
  • Present Colors prior to Timberrattler’s games
  • Local community parades
  • Escort Colors at State Legion conventions

The Scarlet Guard is always looking for new members. Membership is open to Legion members of Post 38, Auxiliary Unit 38 members and SAL Squadron 38 members. Prospective candidates have to go through an interview process with the Executive Committee.  The uniform is provided, except for black foot wear.

Monthly meetings are normally held on the third Wednesday of the month at 7:00 pm (except December).  Check out the Events Calendar for specific dates and times.  

The Executive Committee is currently comprised of:

  • Chairman - Amanda Petersen mobile:920-540-1515
  • Vice Chairman - Rick Eisenach
  • Secretary/Treasurer - Laurel Clewell

    If you are in need of a color guard for your event, please contact the chairman listed above or via email at

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