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August 10, 2012

D-M Honor Guard

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U.S. Air Force photos by Airman 1st Class Josh Slavin
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D-M Airmen from the base honor guard practice going through the steps performed at a funeral.

The Airmen of the base honor guard work on their technique and sharpen their skills on Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., July 24.

 

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Shawn Akana, base honor guard, practices playing the the bugle during a training day.

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Matthew White, base honor guard, runs his hand over the flag to tuck away the excess cloth.

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Matthew White (left) and Airman 1st Class Michael Edwards (right), base honor guard, practice a flag folding ceremony. Flag folding ceremonies are common during retirements and funerals.

Airmen from the base honor guard remove a flag from a casket and then go on to fold it. This process is one of the daily routines the honor guard performs at the beginning of the day.

Airman 1st Class Emmett Burley, base honor guard, leads the daily open ranks July 24. Honor guard members perform open ranks every morning before they begin training.

US. Air Force Airman 1st Class Matthew White (left) and Airman 1st Class Mark Fabian (right), base honor guard, do drills with practice rifles.




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