Misawa Base Honor Guard

Mission Statement

The Misawa Air Base Honor Guard supports base and community events through execution of Colors, Teams, Sword, and Rifle Cordon.


Join the Honor Guard

The Misawa Base Honor Guard is looking for highly motivated and dedicated professionals to serve as part of the Elite Honor Guard. Any and all ranks are eligible to join.



How can I apply?

First and foremost, we are looking for sharp, eager and dedicated active-duty personnel to be part of a top-notch team. You will be expected to exceed dress & appearance standards and pass a strict knowledge and performance evaluation. The Honor Guard is located in building 1006 across the street from the Enlisted Club. We encourage anyone with a curiosity of what it means to be a Ceremonial Guardsmen to join us every Monday and Wednesday (1600 - 1800).

Will it take away from my normal duty?

Prior to your participation on the team, your leadership will verify that your practice time and detail commitments will in no way affect your unit’s mission by signing your Honor Guard contract. However, you should consistently keep your supervisor and leadership aware of any details that take place during your work shift before submitting your name to ensure there is no duty conflict.

Do I have to buy my own uniform?

No, all ceremonial uniforms items are issued and must be returned upon leaving the team.

What if I don’t meet all of the eligibility requirements?

Although the majority of our requirements are non-waiverable there are some items that we can make exceptions for. All you have to do is show the desire to be a member of the team, and we will do our best to make it happen.

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