The Youth Trumpet and Taps Corps

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From The Taps Bugler, Jari Villanueva On Tuesday, September 15th, the White House will honor eleven young women as “Champions of Change” who are empowering their communities. In addition to honoring these young people for their courage and contributions, the goal of the event is to inspire girls and young women to recognize their potential for leadership– as educators, advocates, …

The DrillMaster Honor Guard Staff Assistance Visit

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In the military we have two types of visits from higher HQ: 1. Inspections and, 2. Staff Assistance Visits (SAV). Inspections are to gauge an organization’s effectiveness on a pass/fail or multiple rating standard. However, SAVs are meant to help an organization improve- it’s an inspection, but without the stigma of a judgmental rating. It is an educational process. Inspections have their place, most definitely, but …

The Ultra-Reinforced DrillMaster Bayonet

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It took three months to create the final version of the Ultra-Reinforced DrillMaster bayonet. The DrillMaster worked with the Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team and Supply Airmen to create this extremely reinforced bayonet. The picture below is the final version. extra spot welds and a small plate of steel to reinforce the handle. This DrillMaster Bayonet* is the Air Force …

Military Drill World: March Fourth!

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Happy March 4th, or I should say, #MarchFourth, to everyone on a drill team, honor guard, color team, color guard, marching band, drum and bugle corps, winterguard, indoor percussion ensemble- anyone who marches and loves it. Today is YOUR DAY!  

The Honor Guard Color Team Performance Critique

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Another great free tool from The DrillMaster! Click here to view/download: The Honor Guard Color Team Performance Critique Use any time you have a color team (color guard) performing- even in a training situation. It is a great way to enhance knowledge and develop a keen eye in your honor guard members for what is right and wrong in a color team …

Manuals for Teaching Regulation Drill for Each Service!

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You can’t very well take your service’s drill and ceremonies manual outside with you and train from that- but training from the source is the best thing to do. How can you get around this obstacle to teaching? Announcing the publishing of DrillMaster’s Color Team Coach’s Field Manual. Yes, for the field! Take it with you in your pocket, it …

DrillMaster Professional Audio Performance Critiques

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DrillMaster Professional Audio Performance Critiques (APC) Do you have a drill team performance or solo that you would like to have professionally critiqued?   The DrillMaster is the only professionally trained judge who has now translated that training into a complete system for the military drill world. The World Drill Association Adjudication Manual and Rule Book is the first and …

New Guard America’s High-Impact Drill Rifle Stocks!

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New Guard America’s High-Impact Drill Rifle Stocks! New Guard America has created of some of the strongest, if not THE strongest stocks available for the exhibition Driller. [embedplusvideo height=”470″ width=”591″ editlink=”” standard=”″ vars=”ytid=8FB2mnti9ro&width=591&height=470&start=&stop=&rs=w&hd=0&autoplay=0&react=1&chapters=&notes=” id=”ep5161″ /]

The Unknowns, a Movie about the Tomb Guards

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The Unknowns, a Movie about the Tomb Guards Yes, a movie, not just a video. The Unknowns Movie Web Links Website | Facebook  | Twitter The film is scheduled for release in Fall of 2014. Here is the preview: [embedplusvideo height=”470″ width=”591″ editlink=”″ standard=”″ vars=”ytid=7sToKMDso_E&width=591&height=470&start=&stop=&rs=w&hd=0&autoplay=0&react=1&chapters=&notes=” id=”ep5401″ /]