Washington D.C.'s Arena Football League team finally has an identity.
On Thursday morning at the MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Monumental Sports & Entertainment — the group headed by Capitals and Wizards owner Ted Leonsis — unveiled the logo and nickname for the city's new AFL team.
The Washington Valor.
The logo pays homage to the flag of Washington, D.C., with the one white stripe surrounded by two red stripes, and the three horizontal white stars.
The team joins the Wizards, Capitals, Mystics and Nationals as Washington, D.C. teams to have the traditional red, white and blue color scheme.
The deal to bring an AFL team to Washington, D.C., was made official on March 10, 2016, and less than two months later tabbed longtime AFL coach Dean Cokinos as the franchise's first head coach.
The team will play its games at Verizon Center starting at the beginning of the 2017 season.