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NEWS | May 11, 2011

Honor Guard Spotlight

By Airman 1st Class Jared Trimarchi Joint Base Charleston Public Affairs

Name: Airman 1 Class Herschell Miller

Hometown: Conway, Ark.

Squadron and job title: 437th Maintenance Squadron / precision measurement equipment lab journeyman

Time in the Air Force: One year and 10 months

Time in Honor Guard: One and a half months

What inspired you to join honor guard? Performing military ceremonies is important and I thought I'd be good at it.

What is your favorite aspect of the Honor Guard? We get to go on many road trips, see new places and meet new people.

What are your future career goals? I want to finish my Community College of the Air Force degree and get my Bachelor's degree.

Who is your role model and why? My mother. She works hard for her family and is the kindest person.

What is your single most memorable moment in Honor Guard? I will never forget my first funeral and handing the flag to the family member of a fallen troop. The family was very appreciative and I felt proud to be in the Honor Guard.