1st Lt. Michael R. Lemorie is the flight commander, U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington D.C. He leads the Air Force's elite 24-member Drill Team in the execution of Headquarters Air Force, Department of Defense, and international ceremonies, briefing Air Force senior leaders, and acting as recruiting tool for the Air Force. Additionally, he functions as an Honor Guard Officer in Charge and Commander of Troops for funerals in Arlington National Cemetery and Air Force and Joint Service parades and ceremonies. Finally, Lemorie composes and updates flight policies, operating instructions, and manuals ensuring legacy processes are established.

Lieutenant Lemorie grew up in Howell, Mich. He graduated in 1998 with a Bachelor of Music Performance in Percussion, and a Bachelor of Music Education from Hope College, Holland, Mich. In 2002, he completed a Master of Music Performance in Orchestral Conducting degree from Ball State University, Ind. He enlisted in the Air Force in November 2002. Lemorie began his Air Force career as a vehicle operator and spent two years as a 52nd Fighter Wing protocol specialist. During his enlisted service, He was a Distinguished Graduate from the Airman Leadership School as well as the recipient of the Pitsenbarger Airman Leadership Award. He completed over six years of enlisted service before commissioning as a second lieutenant through the Officer Training School program where he also graduated as a distinguished graduate and was the recipient of the Colonel Dick Scobee Leadership Award.

1998 Bachelor of Music, Performance, Hope College, Holland, Mich.
1998 Bachelor of Music, Education, Hope College, Holland, Mich.
2002 Master of Music, Performance, Ball State University, Ind.
2006 Distinguished Graduate, Airman Leadership School, Spangdahlem AB-Bitburg Annex, Germany
2009 Distinguished Graduate, Officer Training School, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.
2009 Force Support Officer Course, Keesler AFB, Miss.
2010 Exceptional Performer, Air and Space Basic Course, Maxwell AFB, Ala.

1. June 2003 - September 2007, Vehicle Operator, 52d Logistics Readiness Squadron, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany
2. September 2007 - May 2009, Protocol Specialist, 52d Fighter Wing, Spangdahlem AB, Germany
3. September 2009 - September 2011, Chief, Military Personnel Section, 509th Force Support Squadron, Whiteman AFB, MO
4. September 2011 - January 2013, Flight Commander, Honors Flight, The United States Air Force Honor Guard, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, District of Columbia
5. February 2013 - Present, Flight Commander, Drill Team, The United States Air Force Honor Guard, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, District of Columbia

Air Force Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters
Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with one oak leaf cluster
Air Force Good Conduct Medal with one oak leaf cluster
National Defense Service Medal
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Basic Training Honor Graduate Ribbon
Jay Smith Memorial Award
Colonel Dick Scobee Leadership Award
Pitsenbarger Airman Leadership Award

Airman First Class 12 Nov 02
Senior Airman 12 Mar 05
Staff Sergeant 01 Apr 07
Second Lieutenant 09 Sept 09
First Lieutenant 09 Sept 11

(Current as of February 2013)