honor guard


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honor guard

n.
A group of people serving as an escort or performing drill exhibitions on ceremonial occasions. Also called guard of honor.

guard′ of hon′or


n.
a guard specially designated for welcoming or escorting distinguished guests or for accompanying a casket in a military funeral. Also called honor guard.
[1915–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.honor guard - an escort for a distinguished guest or for the casket at a military funeralhonor guard - an escort for a distinguished guest or for the casket at a military funeral
escort - an attendant who is employed to accompany someone
Translations

honor guard

n (US) → Ehrenwache f
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In 2004, he joined the Associated Firefighters of Illinois Honor Guard, which provides final honors to fallen firefighters throughout the state.
Our editorial director Roy Huntington first called my attention to the Honor Guard pistol at the 2016 SHOT Show and introduced me to the guy responsible for it, Gary Ramey of Honor Defense.
Tenders are invited for captain cap; lieutenant cap; major cap; sergeant cap; patrolmen cap; summer shirts; winter shirts; trousers; command staff ike jacket; honor guard hat; honor guard dress tunic; police uniform breeches.
Honor Defense announces the Honor Guard 9mm is now approved by the Huntsville, Texas, Police Department as a backup or off-duty pistol.
for several months when they selected several people for honor guard duty for a dignitary who was to speak at UMD.
Honor Defense calls its 9mm semiauto the Honor Guard Sub-Compact.
The new polymer-frame, striker-fired Honor Guard subcompact pistol from Honor Defense has a modular stainless-steel chassis, a wide trigger with a short reset, an ambidextrous magazine release, an ambidextrous slide catch, snag-free three-dot sights (white rear and orange front), and interchangeable backstraps.
The short history of the new Honor Guard pistol is, in a way, the history of its designer.
The Honor Defense Honor Guard is a pistol that has no shortcomings in feel.
Honor Defense has a stable of folks known as product advisors who had a great deal of input in the creating of the Honor Guard pistols.
Delta's Honor Guard, a group of Delta Airlines (NYSE: DAL) employee volunteers who greet every plane that carries the remains of fallen military service men and women, has transported soldiers of current conflicts, as well as the repatriated remains of those from foreign conflicts, such as Vietnam, Korea and World War II, also paying tribute to first responders, firefighters and law enforcement, the company said.
M2 EQUITYBITES-June 2, 2016-Delta honor guard remembers fallen heroes on their journey home