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Honor Guard Mission

To represent our nation, the U.S. Air Force, and the 445th Airlift Wing by rendering well executed military honors at funerals of active duty, retired, and veteran members who have served this great nation honorably. Additionally, the Honor Guard is dedicated to supporting the ceremonial needs of the 445th Airlift Wing and the greater Miami Valley communities by proudly performing as professional representatives of the United States Air Force.



Schedule the Honor Guard

If you are interested in requesting Honor Guard ceremonial support, please click here for the form that needs to be completed and submitted. 

Please be advised that the process is not final until you have been contacted by this office; to confirm and verify the receipt and completion of this form.

When requesting Military Services please take notice of the following restrictions:

• Colors POSTINGS for Retirement/Promotion ceremonies are reserved for rank of E9, O6 & above. (All ranks are eligible for a flag fold )
• Colors request come second to military funerals and can be canceled or denied in order to meet funeral requirements
• The Honor Guard Superintendent makes final decision of approval or denial for all requests at their discretion

For scheduling, it is crucial that you provide us 7 days notice to allow sufficient time to prepare and travel to your designated area.


Honor Guard Photo Show

Contact information

445th Airlift Wing
5514 McCormick Ave
Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433

PHONE: (937) 713-7885