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NEWS | March 9, 2011

Honor Guard Spotlight

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

Name: Staff Sgt. Nathon Andrews

Hometown: Wilmington, N.C.

Squadron and job title: 437th Maintenance Operations Squadron/ Maintenance Training Flight Airframe Power Plant General instructor

Time in the Air Force: Seven years and three months

Time in Honor Guard: Two months

What inspired you to join honor guard? I have always had an interest to be part of something bigger than myself.

What is your favorite aspect of the Honor Guard? Having the opportunity to honor veterans through proper ceremonial funerals.

What are your future career goals? I hope to get promoted to technical sergeant by becoming more efficient at my job or any additional duty.

What is your single most memorable moment in Honor Guard? Participating alongside 20 personnel in a full honors funeral to honor a fallen Airman. It was an amazing display and a prideful moment.