Paying proper respects: Ellsworth Honor Guard lays retirees, veterans to rest

Airmen from the Ellsworth Air Force Base’s Honor Guard move the casket of a retiree during a funeral at Black Hills National Cemetery in Sturgis, S.D., Sept. 26, 2017. The funeral detail for pallbearers is comprised of a handoff to take the casket, a carry, a mark, a cross-mark, a fold and a noncommissioned officer in charge of the pallbearers to lead the team through the detail. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Nicolas Z. Erwin)

PHOTO BY: Airman Nicolas Z. Erwin
VIRIN: 170926-F-RU464-0012.JPG
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