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  • Honoring Heritage

    Only after enduring hours, days and months of high-intensity training with M1 Garand rifles, marching until the movements become second nature and exemplifying the Core Values, can Airmen be part of one of the most elite units the United States Air Force has to offer.The United States Air Force Honor Guard's mission is and always has been to
  • USAF Honor Guard honors first responders in New York on 9/11 anniversary

    The United States Air Force Honor Guard arrived in New York City, N.Y. at the National September 11 Memorial on Sept. 10, stood in front of the bronze plates inscribed with 2,983 victims and began folding three American Flags.Those flags were safe guarded overnight and delivered Sept. 11 to three separate groups of first responders to honor the
  • The USAF HG 'Celebrates America' at Disneyland

    The United States Air Force Honor Guard participated in "Celebrate America," at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, July 2-5, 2015.During "Celebrate America," Disneyland guests commemorated Independence Day with a variety of events, including performances from the USAF Honor Guard."Walking through the gates to perform at Disneyland was
  • Holiday Cheer for Children kicks off

    The Holiday Cheer for Children campaign has kicked off in the National Capital Region at Joint Base Andrews and Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling.Holiday Cheer for Children is an annual campaign to collect toys and monetary donations for less fortunate families in the NCR."The Holiday Cheer for Children program has been one of the best experiences in my
  • USAF Honor Guard march in Bud Billiken Parade

    In a parade of smiling, sequined dancers and high school band performances, the United States Air Force Honor Guard marched in a precise synchronized rhythm during the 85th Annual Bud Billiken Parade on Aug. 9, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.The parade is aimed at improving the quality of life for African Americans through educational, cultural and
  • AF Drill Team to display skill at 2014 Joint Service Drill Exhibition

    The Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team is slated to display their skill and precision at the 2014 Joint Service Drill Exhibition at the Jefferson Memorial on April 12. The exhibition is free, and open to the public. Beginning at 11 a.m., teams from the Army, Air Force, Navy and Marines will perform their best drill routines, so arrive early to secure
  • Hard never means impossible

    A staff sergeant stands firmly at attention, rifle at his side, waiting to receive the next order from his evaluator. His hope is to become part of the United States Air Force Honor Guard's firing party element.Airman 1st Class Grace Taylor, Air Force Honor Guard training flight instructor, will determine if his skills are proficient enough to be
  • AF lays to rest an ‘American hero’

    Friends, family members, political leaders, former prisoners of war and service members paid their respects as an Air Force Ace was interred at Arlington National Cemetery Jan. 23.Brig. Gen. Robinson "Robbie" Risner, a Korean War fighter ace and Vietnam prisoner of war, died Oct. 22, 2013 at Bridgewater Retirement Community in Bridgewater, Va., at
  • AF Honor Guard mission, culture captured in new Max Impact video

    Max Impact, the premier rock band of The United States Air Force Band, debuted their latest music video project "Stand" on Sept. 16th at the Air Force Association's Air and Space Technology Conference 2013.The original song, written by Airmen musicians Senior Master Sgt. Matthew Ascione and Tech. Sgt. Matt Geist, highlights the mission and
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