Honoring past and present veterans

A young parade viewer watches the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard march in the 2016 America’s Parade on Veterans Day down Fifth Avenue in Manhattan New York, Nov. 11, 2016. The parade had thousands of viewers lining Fifth Avenue with American flags and signs showing their support of past and present veterans. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Philip Bryant)

A young parade viewer watches the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard march in the 2016 America’s Parade on Veterans Day down Fifth Avenue in Manhattan New York, Nov. 11, 2016. The parade had thousands of viewers lining Fifth Avenue with American flags and signs showing their support of past and present veterans. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Philip Bryant)

U.S. Air Force Honor Guard marches in the 2016 America’s Parade on Veterans Day down Fifth Avenue in Manhattan New York, Nov. 11, 2016. The parade features more than 250 groups and 20,000 participants, including veterans of all eras, military units, junior ROTC’s, vintage military vehicles and floats. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Philip Bryant)

U.S. Air Force Honor Guard marches in the 2016 America’s Parade on Veterans Day down Fifth Avenue in Manhattan New York, Nov. 11, 2016. The parade features more than 250 groups and 20,000 participants, including veterans of all eras, military units, junior ROTC’s, vintage military vehicles and floats. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Philip Bryant)

A parade viewer holds a sign of thanks while the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard march in the 2016 America’s Parade on Veterans Day down Fifth Avenue in Manhattan New York, Nov. 11, 2016. The parade had thousands of viewers lining Fifth Avenue with American flags and signs showing their support of past and present veterans. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Philip Bryant)

A parade viewer holds a sign of thanks while the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard march in the 2016 America’s Parade on Veterans Day down Fifth Avenue in Manhattan New York, Nov. 11, 2016. The parade had thousands of viewers lining Fifth Avenue with American flags and signs showing their support of past and present veterans. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Philip Bryant)

Members of the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team perform a 12-man routine during halftime of the New York Knicks game at Madison Square Garden in New York, Nov. 9, 2016. The drill team showcased their skills in precision and weapon maneuvers in front of more than 19,000 people in the historic Madison Square Garden. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Philip Bryant)

Members of the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team perform a 12-man routine during halftime of the New York Knicks game at Madison Square Garden in New York, Nov. 9, 2016. The drill team showcased their skills in precision and weapon maneuvers in front of more than 19,000 people in the historic Madison Square Garden. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Philip Bryant)

Master Sgt. Jason Evans, U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team drill superintendent, awaits halftime of the New York Knicks game at Madison Square Garden in New York, Nov. 9, 2016. This was the first time Evans had performed at Madison Square Garden with the drill team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Philip Bryant)

Master Sgt. Jason Evans, U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team drill superintendent, awaits halftime of the New York Knicks game at Madison Square Garden in New York, Nov. 9, 2016. This was the first time Evans had performed at Madison Square Garden with the drill team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Philip Bryant)

Members of the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team present colors and hold the American flag during the National Anthem before the New York Knicks game at Madison Square Garden in New York, Nov. 9, 2016. The drill team was later featured during halftime as part of a Knicks military appreciation night. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Philip Bryant)

Members of the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team present colors and hold the American flag during the National Anthem before the New York Knicks game at Madison Square Garden in New York, Nov. 9, 2016. The drill team was later featured during halftime as part of a Knicks military appreciation night. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Philip Bryant)

Members of the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team perform a four-man routine in front of La Salle Academy students during a school visit in New York, Nov. 10, 2016. The drill team was one of many military performances and speakers during the La Salle Academy military day to educate students about the different branches of service. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Philip Bryant)

Members of the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team perform a four-man routine in front of La Salle Academy students during a school visit in New York, Nov. 10, 2016. The drill team was one of many military performances and speakers during the La Salle Academy military day to educate students about the different branches of service. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Philip Bryant)

Senior Airman Angelo Hightower, U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team member, lets a La Salle Academy student hold his drill rifle during a school visit in New York, Nov. 10, 2016. The rifles are approximately 12 pounds and have dull bayonets attached at the end. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Philip Bryant)

Senior Airman Angelo Hightower, U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team member, lets a La Salle Academy student hold his drill rifle during a school visit in New York, Nov. 10, 2016. The rifles are approximately 12 pounds and have dull bayonets attached at the end. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Philip Bryant)

Members of the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team perform a 12-man routine in front of Bowne High School students during a school visit in New York, Nov. 10, 2016. The Honor Guard took time to visit two high schools while in New York for America’s Parade for Veterans Day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Philip Bryant)

Members of the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team perform a 12-man routine in front of Bowne High School students during a school visit in New York, Nov. 10, 2016. The Honor Guard took time to visit two high schools while in New York for America’s Parade for Veterans Day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Philip Bryant)

Air Force Junior ROTC students from Bowne High School take photos with U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team members students during a school visit in New York, Nov. 10, 2016. The drill team had the chance to take photos, answer questions and interact with some of the high school’s junior ROTC students. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Philip Bryant)
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Air Force Junior ROTC students from Bowne High School take photos with U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team members students during a school visit in New York, Nov. 10, 2016. The drill team had the chance to take photos, answer questions and interact with some of the high school’s junior ROTC students. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Philip Bryant)

Children with signs and flags walked alongside the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard as they march in the 4th Annual Veterans Day Parade in Laurel, Del., Nov. 12, 2016. Laurel is a small city with a population of approximately 3,700, most taking part in the parade. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Philip Bryant)
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Children with signs and flags walked alongside the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard as they march in the 4th Annual Veterans Day Parade in Laurel, Del., Nov. 12, 2016. Laurel is a small city with a population of approximately 3,700, most taking part in the parade. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Philip Bryant)

A parade viewer smiles while the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard march in the 4th Annual Veterans Day Parade in Laurel, Del., Nov. 12, 2016. The parade included veterans from other eras, members of the Delaware Army National Guard, and vintage military vehicles. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Philip Bryant)
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A parade viewer smiles while the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard march in the 4th Annual Veterans Day Parade in Laurel, Del., Nov. 12, 2016. The parade included veterans from other eras, members of the Delaware Army National Guard, and vintage military vehicles. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Philip Bryant)

The U.S. Air Force Honor Guard celebrated the 2016 Veterans Day by traveling to New York and Laurel, Delaware, Nov. 9 - 12, 2016.

 The Honor Guard performed during halftime of a New York Knicks game, performed for and interacted with local New York high school students, marched in the 2016 America's Parade on Veterans Day down Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, and marched in the 4th Annual Veterans Day Parade in Laurel, Delaware.

The trip four day trip was all a part of the Honor Guard mission to promote the Air Force and showcase the capabilities of the Honor Guard to the public to recruit, retain and inspire.