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NEWS | June 29, 2010

Honor Guard Spotlight: Airman 1st Class Jeromy Hamilton

By Staff Sgt. Daniel Bowles Joint Base Charleston Public Affairs

Name: Airman 1st Class Jeromy Hamilton

Hometown: Texarkana, Texas

Squadron and job title: 437th Maintenance Squadron crew chief

Time in the Air Force: one year, seven months

Time in Honor Guard: three months

What inspired you to join honor guard?

It was just the chance to honor to the fallen - in the highest way possible.

What is your favorite aspect of the Honor Guard?

It's the team factor involved in it that brings us closer, even though it can be under difficult circumstances.

What are your future career goals?

I currently have my Community College of the Air Force degree completed. I plan to also earn my teaching degree to become an English teacher.

Who is your role model and why?

My father is my role model. He taught me everything I need to know.

What is your single most memorable moment in Honor Guard?

My most memorable moment was when Airman 1st Class Michael Daniels and I were applauded after performing a funeral detail. After ceremoniously returning to our vehicle, we were both speechless. I was just thinking, "Wow." It had never happened to us before.