The Color Guard and Multiple National & State Colors

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Multiple National Colors So, what is a team to do when you have more than one national color? Here is some information to consider: When overseas Air Force Base Honor Guard teams carry both colors when called to present them on base and in the local community. The photo here is of the Spangdahlem Air Base team when we (I’m …

How to Execute Carry Arms

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This is the safest way to carry an unloaded or replica rifle. Everyone needs to adopt this carry right away- Port Arms is not the way to transport a rifle unless you are in formation and there isn’t anyone around. Carry Arms is a move executed while carrying a a rifle, fire axe or pike pole. This is the safest …

The Manual of the Firefighter’s Ceremonial Pike Pole

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The Manual of the Firefighter’s Ceremonial Pike Pole What about the manual of arms for the Firefighter’s Ceremonial Pike Pole? I have the solution! For my fifth book for the military drill world, The Honor Guard Manual, I developed a manual for manipulating the firefighter’s ceremonial pike pole that mimics the manual of arms for the honor guard. What I …

The Manual of the Firefighter’s Ceremonial Fire Axe

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There is the manual of arms for the rifle, saber/sword and even a handgun. What about the Firefighter’s Ceremonial Fire Axe? I have the solution! For my fifth book for the military drill world, The Honor Guard Manual, I developed a manual for manipulating the firefighter’s ceremonial fire axe that mimics the manual of arms for the honor guard. What …