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  • U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team wraps up southern California tour

    The U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team wrapped up a three-day tour during a final performance at the Detroit Lions vs. San Francisco 49ers NFL football game at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, Calif., Sept. 16. During the Drill Team's tour of southern California, they performed in Hollywood, Irvine, El Segundo, Santa Maria, Garden Grove, Los
  • AFDW Commander Offers Initial Impressions and Appreciation

    Having been in command at AFDW for just over a month, I've had the privilege of meeting many of you and seeing you in action. I've watched with pride as you execute missions vital to our Air Force and National Capital Region with precision and professionalism. I see why "AFDW Rocks!"The proud men and women of AFDW provide unique support, services,
  • Former Honor Guard Airman becomes 'pin up' girl for charity

    Military members often help their local communities with volunteer work, but one Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., Airman is aiding her favorite charities as a pin-up model.Staff Sgt. Destiny English, a 99th Medical Operation Squadron mental health flight technician, is using her off-duty time to take place in 1930s, 40s and 50s-style photography and
  • Team Andrews ceremonial guardsmen respond to car crash, help save lives

    Their job that day was to provide final honors on behalf of a grateful nation for a retired master sergeant who had come to the end of his life journey in West Virginia.While on their journey home from the funeral, however, six-members of the Andrews Base Honor Guard used their skills to preserve the lives of two women Aug. 10, 2012.Those two women
  • 101 faces of Air Force Week New York features USAF Honor Guardsmen

    New York City was this year's stage for one of the Air Force's grandest outreach programs, Air Force Week. The three-day showcase took place in locations throughout the city's five boroughs and included flyovers, interactive displays, Air Force band performances, meet and greets, a movie screening with Tuskegee Airmen, and tributes at professional
  • Drill Team members reflect on where they came from during AF Week

    The Ambassadors in Blue for the United States Air Force Recruiting Services performed during the Air Force Week events Aug. 19 at Pier 86, New York, N.Y. The ceremonial unit, otherwise known as the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team, tours worldwide to demonstrate the commitment to service and excellence every Airman in the U.S. Air Force
  • Team Arlington performs in NY

    The premier United States Air Force ceremonial units, the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard and U.S. Air Force Band, kicked off Air Force Week 2012 Aug. 18 at the Yankee Stadium, Bronx, N.Y.Approximately 50,000 fans watched as the Air Force ceremonial units performed the National Anthem for the opening ceremony of the Yankees vs. Red Sox game.The USAF
  • USAF Honor Guard, Band represent Airmen at Air Force Week

    The premier United States Air Force ceremonial units, the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard and U.S. Air Force Band, are returning to New York City as part of Air Force Week 2012 with several performances and concerts scheduled for August 18-22.Two of the USAF Band's ensembles - the rock band, Max Impact, and The Ceremonial Brass - along with the USAF
  • Honor Guard member trades saber for baton

    First Lt. Michael Lemorie graduated college with the intent to conduct music, but after applying to orchestras around the world and receiving no interview opportunities, he enlisted with the Air Force. That was in 2002. Now, ten years later, he's a flight commander in the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard. However, on Aug. 3, he stood tall in front of the
  • USAF Honor Guard epitome of standard during CSAF transition

    Don't move. Don't move a single muscle. Hours of drill and ceremony, dress rehearsal and uniform preparation have all come down to this. Don't move. All eyes are on you. Standing sharp, crisp and motionless, in full U.S. Air Force Honor Guard service dress, you know how important a day like today is. This isn't your first dog-and-pony show. Today