In 2017 I was talking with one of the JROTC instructors at one of the local high schools where I have taught in the afternoons and he was relaying the story of their color guard presenting the colors for a professional ball club and how the training I gave the team really helped since it provided the cadets and the …
Let’s have a look at the theories that surround the flag: fringe on the flag, the finial, and the flag’s size.
Yes, we want to honor our flag and we should, but…
You have an upcoming Line of Duty Death funeral and will be handing the flag to the Sheriff, Police Chief, or Fire Chief who will then hand the folded flag to the next of kin (NOK). What do you say to brief the Chief? Here is something to help you: “Chief, stand at the head of the casket. When I …
Certain things, when they become ubiquitous, can lose their special quality.
It’s a two-way street- respect must be in the conversation and ego needs to go away.
DrillMaster explains what a drill team and honor guard members need in the way of footwear and how to care for your shoes and boots.
DrillMaster gives an example of the national standard for the ceremonial fire axe manual of arms.
“Flag Flip” is something that is a bit difficult to explain so, I made a short video.
DrillMaster shares his view of keeping the professionalism in an honor guard unit