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MISSION

The Nellis AFB Honor Guard is responsible for performing over 500 ceremonies a year and travels across 4 states including Nevada, Utah, Arizona, and California, covering 101,000 square miles. Our mission is to provide military funeral honors for fallen veterans, retirees, and Active Duty service members.

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FUNERAL HONORS INFORMATION

Our top priority is to provide military funeral honors for fallen Airmen. Honorably discharged Air Force and Army Air Corps Veterans, Retirees, and Active Duty personnel are eligible to receive military funeral honors. Please fill out the military honors request form located below and send it to the email org box along with the members form DD214 or discharge paperwork.

HONOR GUARD FUNERAL REQUEST FORM

COLORS EVENTS

Colors events are considered a second priority and when not performing at funerals, the Nellis AFB Honor Guard is available to post and/or present colors for eligible retirements, promotion ceremonies, change of commands, and awards ceremonies.
For retirements, the member being honored must be in the grade of Chief Master Sergeant for enlisted, or Colonel and above for officers.
For promotions, the member being honored must be promoted to the grade of Chief Master Sergeant, or Colonel and above.
The Colors request form must be submitted 14 days in advance.

COLORS EVENTS

SPECIAL EVENTS

The Nellis AFB Honor Guard is also able to support special events that occur around the community. The posting or presentation of the colors may be requested for events such as military reunion dinners, military-related events, or even sporting events. Please fill out the Colors request form in full detail and submit it to our org box within 14 days of the event.

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JOINING THE TEAM

The Nellis Honor Guard team is always in search of sharp, confident, and professional Airmen. As a ceremonial guardsman, Airmen are placed on a four-month tour and are assigned solely to the honor guard. Training classes are conducted every two months. E-1s to E-6s typically perform this duty, but all ranks are encouraged to apply. The first step to joining is getting approval from your leadership. If interested please contact the office for more information.

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