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NEWS | March 30, 2011

Honor Guard Spotlight

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

Name: Senior Airman Devon Brown

Hometown: Chardon, Ohio

Squadron and job title: 437th Maintenance Squadron / aerospace ground equipment mechanic

Time in the Air Force: Three Years

Time in Honor Guard:
Trained for a year and active for three months

What inspired you to join honor guard? It was a chance to experience another side of the Air Force.

What is your favorite aspect of the Honor Guard? It was a nice change of pace from performing maintenance all the time. I like performing ceremonies with honor.

What are your future career goals? I want to make my time in the Air Force into a career and I hope to become at least a senior master sergeant before I retire.

Who is your role model and why? I respect anybody who is willing to go out of their way to help somebody else.

What is your single most memorable moment in Honor Guard?
My most memorable moment in the Honor Guard was the first time I presented the American flag to the next of kin at a funeral.