Mark Twain Pilots
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- The Mark Twain Pilots was formed in the late 1960s in Elmira Heights, New York, and was sponsored by American Legion Post 154, Elmira Heights, New York.
- The Pilots were originally known as the Mark Twain Mini-Cadets; however, in 1973, the corps management changed the name to the Pilots to remove what many considered to be a demeaning name and to give the corps a more independent identity while honoring one of Samuel Clemens' (Mark Twain) more famous occupations, that of a Mississippi riverboat pilot.
- Corps colors were navy blue and orange with white trim.
- The corps practiced for many years at Cohen Middle School, which is next door to the Elmira Correctional Facility, a maximum security prison.