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Airmen carrying on tradition, honor

Symbolic firing rounds are placed in the hands of a service member Oct. 6, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The rounds symbolize the volleys fired in honor of service members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Grace Nichols)

Symbolic firing rounds are placed in the hands of a service member Oct. 6, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The rounds symbolize the volleys fired in honor of service members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Grace Nichols)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Sasha Kozloff, 19th Security Forces Squadron Defender, accepts a flag during an Honor Guard demonstration as part of the First Term Airman’s Class Oct. 6, 2016. Team Little Rock’s Honor Guard demonstrated proper funeral procedures at the bi-monthly FTAC class to recruit Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Grace Nichols)

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Sasha Kozloff, 19th Security Forces Squadron Defender, accepts a flag during an Honor Guard demonstration as part of the First Term Airman’s Class Oct. 6, 2016. Team Little Rock’s Honor Guard demonstrated proper funeral procedures at the bi-monthly FTAC class to recruit Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Grace Nichols)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. James Gentry, Team Little Rock Honor Guard Ceremonial Guardsman, assists with a seven-man flag fold Oct. 6, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Honor Guard members are trained in a variety of military ceremonial services. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Grace Nichols)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. James Gentry, Team Little Rock Honor Guard Ceremonial Guardsman, assists with a seven-man flag fold Oct. 6, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Honor Guard members are trained in a variety of military ceremonial services. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Grace Nichols)

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jason Crumpton, Little Rock Air Force base Honor Guard superintendent, supervises the folding of a flag Oct. 6, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Base Honor Guard members travel throughout Arkansas and as far as Memphis, Tennessee, to honor fallen service members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Grace Nichols)

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jason Crumpton, Little Rock Air Force base Honor Guard superintendent, supervises the folding of a flag Oct. 6, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Base Honor Guard members travel throughout Arkansas and as far as Memphis, Tennessee, to honor fallen service members. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Grace Nichols)

U.S. Air Force Honor Guard firing party members await orders during a full-military honors funeral demonstration Oct. 6, 2016 Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Team Little Rock Honor Guard members are selected from the base populace for a six month tour on the team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Grace Nichols)

U.S. Air Force Honor Guard firing party members await orders during a full-military honors funeral demonstration Oct. 6, 2016 Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. Team Little Rock Honor Guard members are selected from the base populace for a six month tour on the team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Grace Nichols)

LITTLE ROCK AIR FORCE BASE, Ark. --

The base Honor Guard demonstrated a full-military honors funeral ceremony Oct. 6, 2016, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas.

The demonstration showcased the Honor Guard’s capabilities and mentored new team Little Rock Members on funeral services procedures.

The base Honor Guard is comprised of installation Airmen who either volunteer or are handpicked from their squadrons to serve as Ceremonial Guardsmen for six month tours.

The training develops the precision required to render honors for fallen service members.

“The base Honor Guard dedicates many hours to training in order to honor fallen Airmen in a precise, professional and dignified manner,” said U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Jason Crumpton, Little Rock Air Force Base Honor Guard superintendent.

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