The honor guard for the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office took first place over the weekend in a precision drill competition out of 30 New England teams participating in the annual Yankee Doodle Homecoming Parade in Billerica, Mass.

The seven-member team marched Saturday. This is the first year it has entered the parade, one of many events in the festival.

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Other prizes were awarded for best uniform, most consecutive appearances at the event and longest distance traveled.