The Honor Guard's mission is to represent Shaw AFB and the Air Force in ceremonial functions both here at Shaw and the local area. Specific duties of the Honor Guard include:
Rendering military honors for Air Force personnel and their family members during funeral services.
Arrival and departure ceremonies for visiting dignitaries
Change of Command/Retirement Ceremonies
Other events to include Veterans Day parades
Airman Leadership School graduation ceremonies
Sporting events throughout South Carolina
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On February 25th. A1C Joyner and A1C De La Cruz. Performed the folding of the flag at my husbands funeral. They did such a wonderful job, we were all very impressed. My husband was a 20 year veteran also serving a year in Vietnam and would have been very impressed with these young men and would want me to thank them for their dedication. Avril Bookout, Jonesborough TN
posted 4 months ago
On Sunday June 14, 2015 the Shaw AFB Honor Guard performed military honors for my Father's funeral, Retired Master Sgt. Andy O. Nichols who was a Viet Nam Veteran. Their service was outstanding. My Father loved the US Air Force and he would have been proud of how the Honor Guard represented the USAF. My family is very grateful.
posted about 2 years ago