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  • Drill Team Helps Belvedere Elementary School 'Go Green'

    Eyes were wide and mouths agape as third, fourth and fifth grade students watched the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team spin, flip and toss their 11-pound M-1 rifles in a precision drill performance at Belvedere Elementary School in Falls Church, Va., Nov. 26, 2012.After the performance, members of the Drill Team joined more than 40 fifth
  • AF Honor Guard, Band debut at historical Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

    The U.S. Air Force Honor Guard and Band made history when they set foot in New York City for the largest deployment of 11th Operations Group assets as part of the 2012 Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade for the very first time.The 200-person formation marched in front of a live audience of more than three million and a televised audience of 55
  • U.S. Air Force Band and Honor Guard to perform at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

    The United States Air Force Band and Honor Guard will be traveling to New York City next week to perform a featured patriotic tribute, "This is My Country," in the 86th Annual Macy's Day Parade® on Thanksgiving Day.Marching 200 strong, these premier ceremonial units from the 11th Operations Group will represent the nearly 500,000 men and women
  • Olympic hero visits Honor Guard campus

    The members of the United States Air Force Honor Guard welocmed a special guest to their campus here Oct. 24.Sixteen year old Bailey Reese, who was one of less than 30 Americans selected to carry the Olympic Torch to represent her country at the 2012 Games in London, brought her torch with her to show the honor guard members."It's because of them I
  • Drill Team joins Miami Dolphins in salute to veterans

    Mission time. With weapons ready and game faces on, a group of Airmen stepped out of the shadows to employ their skills in service of their country. As they occupied their area of responsibility on the field at Sun Life Stadium Nov. 11, 2012, members of the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team represented the excellence achieved by all Airmen who
  • Remains of two Airmen lost in 1969 identified, honored

    The remains of two Airmen who died when their F-4D Phantom II was shot over Laos in 1969 were returned and honored at Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors Oct. 19.Col. Wendell Keller, of Fargo, N.D., and Capt. Virgil K. Meroney III, of Fayetteville, Ark., were killed when their aircraft was hit by enemy fire March 1, 1969, and went
  • 'Today's Air Force' visits AF Honor Guard

    On Oct. 12, Air Force Television News released a new edition of "Today's Air Force" featuring the U. s. Air Force Honor Guard.This edition of TAF highlights what the Air Force is doing for Energy Action Month, Staff Sgt. Chris Pyles introduces viewers to an Airman with a secret identity and Staff Sgt. Zack Lopez gives viewers a special look at the
  • AF leaders encourage energy savings in latest 'Letter to Airmen'

    Secretary of the Air Force Michael B. Donley, Chief of Staff of the Air Force General Mark A. Welsh III and Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force James A. Roy issued a tri-signature "Letter to Airmen" on Sept. 28.As part of Energy Action Month this October, the Air Force's top three leaders reminded Airmen that individual efforts do have an effect
  • Chaplains provide support and comfort for families

    From the first phone call to a grieving family to get to know their lost loved one, to the carefully chosen words spoken at a graveside service, the chaplains at Arlington National Cemetery are tasked with some of the most difficult duties at the cemetery. Led by Senior Chaplains from the Air Force, Col. Charles Cornelisse; Army, Lt. Col. Thomas
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