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Laughlin’s honor guard fold a flag during a mock funeral at Laughlin Air Force Base, Tx., July 10, 2017.  The honor guard program was formed through legislation passed by Congress in 1948. (U.S. Air Force/photo Airman 1st Class Daniel Hambor) Laughlin graduates new honor guard members
Seven Airmen gained the official delegation to be called honor guard members yesterday at Heritage Park, July 10. In order to officially complete their training, graduates were required to showcase some of their duties during a simulated mock funeral, which consisted of a firing party, flag folding, and rendition of Taps.
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Default Air Force Logo Memorial Day ceremony observed by base Airmen, Del Rio
While many citizens of the United States marked their calendars for an extra-long weekend, Laughlin and the city of Del Rio used that opportunity to honor fallen veterans on May 29 for Memorial Day.
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Default Air Force Logo Laughlin graduates first honor guard members
Professionalism, tradition, conditioned; driven to excel no matter the type of ceremony, severity of the temperature, or size of the crowd. Those are just some of the characteristics that all honor guardsmen and women carry with them while performing their ceremonial duties.
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The Laughlin Honor Guard carries the casket of retired Maj. Gen. Homer Lewis in Eagle Pass, Texas, on Oct. 28, 2015. The body bearers carry the fallen to the gravesite while keeping the casket perfectly level and showing no visible signs of strain; to ensure military bearing is maintained at all times. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Steven R. Doty)(Released) Laughlin Honor Guard renders final salute for retiree
Major General Homer Lewis passed away
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