Air Force

July 27, 2012

Honor among the guard

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Photos by Staff Sgt. Jason Colbert

Members of the Honor Guard use fire to remove loose strings on their ceremonial gloves before an open ranks inspection July 10 at Luke Air Force Base. The Honor Guard represents the U.S. Air Force during ceremonies and events around the state.

Honor Guard members make one last check of their uniform before an open ranks inspection.

Airman 1st Class Richard Fardy, Luke AFB Honor Guard trumpet player, cleans smudges from his instrument July 18 before a funeral ceremony at the Mesa Cemetery. The Honor Guard bears the casket, presents the colors, performs a rifle salute and plays taps.

The Luke Air Force Base Honor Guard rifle team marches into place during the funeral. Performing military honors for fallen veterans is just one of the Honor Guard’s many responsibilities.

Luke Air Force Base Honor Guard members bear the casket of a military veteran to the graveside. The Honor Guard is responsible for rendering final military honors to veterans across the state.

Honor Guard members fold the flag over a military veteran during a funeral.

Senior Airman Jamel Stallings, Luke Air Force Base Honor Guard, presents the flag to the son of the deceased.




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