HomeNewsArticle Display

Keesler Honor Guard open NBA game

Members of the New Orleans Pelicans, a local dance troupe and the Keesler Honor Guard practice their respective routines during pregame warmups before a New Orleans Pelicans NBA game at the Smoothie King Center, March 3, 2017, in New Orleans. The Keesler Honor Guard posted the colors prior to the game. The Keesler Honor Guard performs hundreds of ceremonial details across Louisiana and Mississippi each year, including funerals, ceremonies, sporting events and parades. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)

Members of the New Orleans Pelicans, a local dance troupe and the Keesler Honor Guard practice their respective routines during pregame warmups before a New Orleans Pelicans NBA game at the Smoothie King Center, March 3, 2017, in New Orleans. The Keesler Honor Guard posted the colors prior to the game. The Keesler Honor Guard performs hundreds of ceremonial details across Louisiana and Mississippi each year, including funerals, ceremonies, sporting events and parades. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)

Keesler Honor Guard members practice their routine before a New Orleans Pelicans NBA game at the Smoothie King Center, March 3, 2017, in New Orleans. The Keesler Honor Guard posted the colors prior to the game. The Keesler Honor Guard performs hundreds of ceremonial details across Louisiana and Mississippi each year, including funerals, ceremonies, sporting events and parades. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)

Keesler Honor Guard members practice their routine before a New Orleans Pelicans NBA game at the Smoothie King Center, March 3, 2017, in New Orleans. The Keesler Honor Guard posted the colors prior to the game. The Keesler Honor Guard performs hundreds of ceremonial details across Louisiana and Mississippi each year, including funerals, ceremonies, sporting events and parades. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)

Senior Airman Terry Durbin, Keesler Honor Guard member, waits to march onto the court at a New Orleans Pelicans NBA game at the Smoothie King Center, March 3, 2017, in New Orleans. The Keesler Honor Guard posted the colors prior to the game. The Keesler Honor Guard performs hundreds of ceremonial details across Louisiana and Mississippi each year, including funerals, ceremonies, sporting events and parades. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)

Senior Airman Terry Durbin, Keesler Honor Guard member, waits to march onto the court at a New Orleans Pelicans NBA game at the Smoothie King Center, March 3, 2017, in New Orleans. The Keesler Honor Guard posted the colors prior to the game. The Keesler Honor Guard performs hundreds of ceremonial details across Louisiana and Mississippi each year, including funerals, ceremonies, sporting events and parades. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)

Staff Sgt. Anthony O’Conner-Geiling, Keesler Honor Guard Charlie flight NCO in charge, waits to march onto the court at the New Orleans Pelicans NBA game at the Smoothie King Center, March 3, 2017, in New Orleans, La. The Keesler Honor Guard posted the colors prior to the game and performs hundreds of ceremonial details across Louisiana and Mississippi each year, including funerals, ceremonies, sporting events and parades. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)

Staff Sgt. Anthony O’Conner-Geiling, Keesler Honor Guard Charlie flight NCO in charge, waits to march onto the court at the New Orleans Pelicans NBA game at the Smoothie King Center, March 3, 2017, in New Orleans, La. The Keesler Honor Guard posted the colors prior to the game and performs hundreds of ceremonial details across Louisiana and Mississippi each year, including funerals, ceremonies, sporting events and parades. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)

Staff Sgt. Anthony O’Conner-Geiling, Keesler Honor Guard Charlie Flight NCO in charge, does a final check of his Airmen before presenting the colors at a New Orleans Pelicans NBA game at the Smoothie King Center, March 3, 2017, in New Orleans. Each year, the Keesler Honor Guard performs hundreds of ceremonial details across Louisiana and Mississippi, including funerals, ceremonies, sporting events and parades. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)

Staff Sgt. Anthony O’Conner-Geiling, Keesler Honor Guard Charlie Flight NCO in charge, does a final check of his Airmen before presenting the colors at a New Orleans Pelicans NBA game at the Smoothie King Center, March 3, 2017, in New Orleans. Each year, the Keesler Honor Guard performs hundreds of ceremonial details across Louisiana and Mississippi, including funerals, ceremonies, sporting events and parades. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)

The Keesler Honor Guard presents the colors while the Louisiana State University band performs the national anthem at a New Orleans Pelicans NBA game at the Smoothie King Center, March 3, 2017, in New Orleans. Each year, the Keesler Honor Guard performs hundreds of ceremonial details across Louisiana and Mississippi, including funerals, ceremonies, sporting events and parades. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)

The Keesler Honor Guard presents the colors while the Louisiana State University band performs the national anthem at a New Orleans Pelicans NBA game at the Smoothie King Center, March 3, 2017, in New Orleans. Each year, the Keesler Honor Guard performs hundreds of ceremonial details across Louisiana and Mississippi, including funerals, ceremonies, sporting events and parades. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)

KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. -- Keesler Honor Guard members present the colors at a New Orleans Pelicans NBA game at the Smoothie King Center, March 3, 2017, in New Orleans. Each year, the Keesler Honor Guard performs hundreds of ceremonial details across 48,000 square miles and 68 counties in Louisiana and Mississippi, including funerals, retirement ceremonies, changes of command, sporting events, parades and more.(U.S. Air Force photos by Senior Airman Duncan McElroy)