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  • Honor guard brings new perspective for Airman

    Some people see the honor guard when they’re performing their duties; attending funerals, parades, presenting colors and firing their rifles. They may not know what goes on behind the scenes, or what goes on in their minds.For Tech. Sgt. Benjamin Graham, Keesler Air Force Base Honor Guard Delta Flight NCO in charge, honor guard, a year-long
  • USAF Honor Guard unveils new routine

    The U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team deputes their 2017 routine during the 81st Training Group drill down at the Levitow Training Support Facility drill pad March 10, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The team comes to Keesler every year for five weeks to develop a new routine that they will use throughout the year. (U.S. Air Force photo
  • Keesler Honor Guard open NBA game

    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
  • USAF Honor Guard demos routine

    The U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team performs their new routine at the Roberts Consolidated Aircraft Maintenance Facility March 2, 2017, on Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. The team developed a new routine at Keesler during the past five weeks that they will use throughout the year. The team will unveil the routine at the 81st Training Group
  • Air Force Honor Guard preps new drill performance

    The U.S. Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team arrived here Feb. 3 and has begun training on a new drill performance they will debut during Keesler’s 81st Training Group quarterly drill down competition.The team, consisting of 27 members, travels to Keesler annually to create and perfect a new drill performance which will be seen in the U.S. and
  • CVMA recognizes Keesler Honor Guard with shadow box

    Members of the Combat Veteran Motorcycle Association presented the Keesler Air Force Base Honor Guard with a shadow box in the Locker House Jan. 26, 2017, on Keesler AFB, Miss. The 14 members of the CVMA presented the Honor Guard Airmen a shadow box for their roll in five Congressional Medal of Honor ceremonies and numerous funerals at the Biloxi
  • Ceremonial guardsman honors families, flag

    The U.S. flag is known to represent many different ideas and values like freedom, liberty and the American dream. However, when the flag is folded and handed to a loved one during a funeral, it can create entirely new feelings for both the receiver and giver.Staff Sgt. Anthony O’Conner-Geiling, Keesler Honor Guard charlie flight NCO in charge,
  • Jeff Davis elementary students honor veterans

    Col. Michele Edmondson, 81st Training Wing commander, introduces her daughter, Jacqueline McGowan, as she demonstrates how to render a salute during a Jeff Davis Elementary School Veterans Day Celebration Nov. 11, 2016, in Biloxi, Miss. During the event, students delivered the Pledge of Allegiance and sang several patriotic songs. The Keesler Honor