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  • AF Honor Guard Drill Teams reveals new routine for Keesler

    The Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team unveiled their new routine for upcoming season at the Triangle Drill Pad here March 7. The 81st Training Group was in attendance along with other members of Team Keesler.For the last few years, the drill team has used Keesler as their temporary duty location to learn their new drill routine. Approximately 19
  • 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
  • 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
  • Drill Team participates in Canadian air show

    More than 20,000 Canadians came to the annual Cameco Canada Remembers International Festival for Heroes Air Show in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, Aug. 6 and 7, featuring a performance by the U.S Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team.The event also featured performances by several Canadian aerial demonstration teams, including the Sky Hawks
  • Father watches son make history, 50 years after making his own mark

    On July 12, inmate 21239 watched his son, Lt. Col. Raymond Powell, hand command of The U.S. Air Force Honor Guard over to Lt. Col. Kenneth Marentette during a ceremony on Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Washington, D.C. The former commander's father, Michael Powell, was arrested in a Jackson, Miss., train station July 23, 1961 for standing in