2019 Virginia International Tattoo and NATOfest

American Legion Past National Commander Denise H. Rohan participates in the Norfolk NATO Festival 66th annual Parade of Nations as Grand Marshall of the parade, held in Norfolk, Va., on Saturday, April 27, 2019, while the USS Wisconsin is docked behind her.. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
American Legion Past National Commander Denise H. Rohan participates in the Norfolk NATO Festival 66th annual Parade of Nations as Grand Marshall of the parade, held in Norfolk, Va., on Saturday, April 27, 2019, while the USS Wisconsin is docked behind her.. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
The XV du Pacifique Rugby Team, made of engaged French soldiers from the Pacific Islands, performs a Haka during the NATOfest flag raising ceremony on Thursday, April 25, 2019 in Norfolk, Va. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
The XV du Pacifique Rugby Team, made of engaged French soldiers from the Pacific Islands, performs a Haka during the NATOfest flag raising ceremony on Thursday, April 25, 2019 in Norfolk, Va. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
U.S. Navy sailors march during the NATOfest flag raising ceremony on Thursday, April 25, 2019. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
U.S. Navy sailors march during the NATOfest flag raising ceremony on Thursday, April 25, 2019. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
The 29 member nation NATO flags are passed to be raised during the NATOfest flag raising ceremony on Thursday, April 25, 2019 in Norfolk, Va. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
The 29 member nation NATO flags are passed to be raised during the NATOfest flag raising ceremony on Thursday, April 25, 2019 in Norfolk, Va. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
A U.S. Navy sailor raises the colors during the NATOfest flag raising ceremony on Thursday, April 25, 2019 in Norfolk, Va. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
A U.S. Navy sailor raises the colors during the NATOfest flag raising ceremony on Thursday, April 25, 2019 in Norfolk, Va. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
Four year old Nalti Meco watches two U.S. Navy sailors raise the American flag during the NATOfest flag raising ceremony on Thursday, April 25, 2019 in Norfolk, Va. His father, Koci Meco, carried the Albanian flag in the ceremony. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
Four year old Nalti Meco watches two U.S. Navy sailors raise the American flag during the NATOfest flag raising ceremony on Thursday, April 25, 2019 in Norfolk, Va. His father, Koci Meco, carried the Albanian flag in the ceremony. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
The NATOfest flag raising ceremony takes place on Thursday, April 25, 2019 in Norfolk, Va. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
The NATOfest flag raising ceremony takes place on Thursday, April 25, 2019 in Norfolk, Va. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
Diane Carlson Evans speaks during Courage, Commitment and Leadership Forum, Extraordinary Women of the U.S. Military, a panel discussion to discuss female veteran issues within the military community in Norfolk, Va., on Friday, April 26, 2019. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
Diane Carlson Evans speaks during Courage, Commitment and Leadership Forum, Extraordinary Women of the U.S. Military, a panel discussion to discuss female veteran issues within the military community in Norfolk, Va., on Friday, April 26, 2019. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
Thomas Goldstein, 16, of the Williamsburg Colonial Fifes and Drums, prepares before the Virginia International Tattoo takes place in Norfolk, Va., on Friday, April 26, 2019. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
Thomas Goldstein, 16, of the Williamsburg Colonial Fifes and Drums, prepares before the Virginia International Tattoo takes place in Norfolk, Va., on Friday, April 26, 2019. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
Paula Campbell of the Royal Canadian Air Force Pipes and Drums teaches two members of the US Army Drill Team, Spc. Austin Devart, center, and Pfc. Collin Lewis, right, the Highland Fling dance before the Virginia International Tattoo in Norfolk, Va., on Friday, April 26, 2019. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
Paula Campbell of the Royal Canadian Air Force Pipes and Drums teaches two members of the US Army Drill Team, Spc. Austin Devart, center, and Pfc. Collin Lewis, right, the Highland Fling dance before the Virginia International Tattoo in Norfolk, Va., on Friday, April 26, 2019. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
After opening up the event, the Massed Pipes and Drums, exits the stage of The Virginia International Tattoo takes place in Norfolk, Va., on Friday, April 26, 2019. The group is made of groups across five countries. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
After opening up the event, the Massed Pipes and Drums, exits the stage of The Virginia International Tattoo takes place in Norfolk, Va., on Friday, April 26, 2019. The group is made of groups across five countries. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
The XV du Pacifique Rugby Team, made of engaged French soldiers from the Pacific Islands, performs a Haka during The Virginia International Tattoo takes place in Norfolk, Va., on Friday, April 26, 2019. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
The XV du Pacifique Rugby Team, made of engaged French soldiers from the Pacific Islands, performs a Haka during The Virginia International Tattoo takes place in Norfolk, Va., on Friday, April 26, 2019. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
The Swiss Army Central Band marches while performing at the Virginia International Tattoo takes place in Norfolk, Va., on Friday, April 26, 2019. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
The Swiss Army Central Band marches while performing at the Virginia International Tattoo takes place in Norfolk, Va., on Friday, April 26, 2019. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
The Swiss Army Central Band marches while performing at the Virginia International Tattoo takes place in Norfolk, Va., on Friday, April 26, 2019. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
The Swiss Army Central Band marches while performing at the Virginia International Tattoo takes place in Norfolk, Va., on Friday, April 26, 2019. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
Pipes and Drums of the Highlanders, 4th battalion, Royal Regiment of Scotland, and their dancers, perform the Highland Fling during he Virginia International Tattoo in Norfolk, Va., on Friday, April 26, 2019. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
Pipes and Drums of the Highlanders, 4th battalion, Royal Regiment of Scotland, and their dancers, perform the Highland Fling during he Virginia International Tattoo in Norfolk, Va., on Friday, April 26, 2019. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
Fans clap along as the Pipes and Drums of the Highlanders, 4th battalion, Royal Regiment of Scotland, and their dancers, perform the Highland Fling during he Virginia International Tattoo in Norfolk, Va., on Friday, April 26, 2019. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
Fans clap along as the Pipes and Drums of the Highlanders, 4th battalion, Royal Regiment of Scotland, and their dancers, perform the Highland Fling during he Virginia International Tattoo in Norfolk, Va., on Friday, April 26, 2019. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
The U.S. Army Drill Team of the 3rd infantry regiment, “The Old Guard” perform a demonstration during the Virginia International Tattoo in Norfolk, Va., on Friday, April 26, 2019. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
The U.S. Army Drill Team of the 3rd infantry regiment, “The Old Guard” perform a demonstration during the Virginia International Tattoo in Norfolk, Va., on Friday, April 26, 2019. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
U.S. service songs are performed at the finale of the Virginia International Tattoo. Two Marines rappelled from the catwalk during the Marine Corps Hymn in Norfolk, Va., on Friday, April 26, 2019. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
U.S. service songs are performed at the finale of the Virginia International Tattoo. Two Marines rappelled from the catwalk during the Marine Corps Hymn in Norfolk, Va., on Friday, April 26, 2019. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
Diane Carlson Evans, left, and American Legion Past National Commander Denise H. Rohan are honored during the finale of the Virginia International Tattoo in Norfolk, Va., on Friday, April 26, 2019. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
Diane Carlson Evans, left, and American Legion Past National Commander Denise H. Rohan are honored during the finale of the Virginia International Tattoo in Norfolk, Va., on Friday, April 26, 2019. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
Pete Thompson, commander of Junius F. Lynch Post 35 in Norfolk, Va., chats with American Legion Past National Commander Denise H. Rohan while seated in a 1972 M1F1/A2 Ford. The Norfolk NATO Festival 65th Annual Parade of Nations is held in Norfolk, Va., on Saturday, April 27, 2019. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
Pete Thompson, commander of Junius F. Lynch Post 35 in Norfolk, Va., chats with American Legion Past National Commander Denise H. Rohan while seated in a 1972 M1F1/A2 Ford. The Norfolk NATO Festival 65th Annual Parade of Nations is held in Norfolk, Va., on Saturday, April 27, 2019. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
The Norfolk NATO Festival 66th annual Parade of Nations is held in Norfolk, Va., on Saturday, April 27, 2019. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
The Norfolk NATO Festival 66th annual Parade of Nations is held in Norfolk, Va., on Saturday, April 27, 2019. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
The Norfolk NATO Festival 66th annual Parade of Nations is held in Norfolk, Va., on Saturday, April 27, 2019. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
The Norfolk NATO Festival 66th annual Parade of Nations is held in Norfolk, Va., on Saturday, April 27, 2019. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
American Legion Past National Commander Denise H. Rohan participates in the Norfolk NATO Festival 66th annual Parade of Nations as Grand Marshall of the parade, held in Norfolk, Va., on Saturday, April 27, 2019, while the USS Wisconsin is docked behind her.. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
American Legion Past National Commander Denise H. Rohan participates in the Norfolk NATO Festival 66th annual Parade of Nations as Grand Marshall of the parade, held in Norfolk, Va., on Saturday, April 27, 2019, while the USS Wisconsin is docked behind her.. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
The Jordanian Armed Forces Combined Pipe Band performs in the Norfolk NATO Festival 66th annual Parade of Nations, held in Norfolk, Va., on Saturday, April 27, 2019. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
The Jordanian Armed Forces Combined Pipe Band performs in the Norfolk NATO Festival 66th annual Parade of Nations, held in Norfolk, Va., on Saturday, April 27, 2019. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
Attendees of the Norfolk NATO Festival 66th annual Parade of Nations have a photo made next to Canada’s tent in Norfolk, Va., on Saturday, April 27, 2019. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.
Attendees of the Norfolk NATO Festival 66th annual Parade of Nations have a photo made next to Canada’s tent in Norfolk, Va., on Saturday, April 27, 2019. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.