Archive for Honor Guard

At 2018 Veterans Day Ceremony

Proper Beret Positioning

Honor Guard Practice

There is a Honor Guard practice on Saturday, September 22th at 9:00 in Marietta at the American Legion. After the practice there will be lunch for us. If you are going please let Stephen Annett know. His e-mail address is     His phone is 605-924-0951 and 605-678-2403. Our bus will leave from behind Perkins at 8 am for Marietta.

Chapter 1054 Honor Guard

Allen Reil Funeral (click on photo to enlarge and/or copy & print)

If you would like to be part of a winning Honor Guard team please call Jerry Denman at 880-3630 or 886-6173. You will be trained and look sharp (sounds like something your wife would say).

Our VVA Color Guard for the Veterans Day ceremony in Watertown consisted of Darwin Clyde, Don Pasch, Jerry Denman and Clayton Ellingson. Al Janzen was the Master of Ceremonies. (click on numbers below)


Gary Lindren passed away on May 20th. Gary was a very active member of our chapter and a Charter member. He will be missed by us all. Military Honors were performed by Chapter 1054 and the Memorial Service was officiated by our chapter Chaplain Don Zafft. (click on the numbers below)


Chapter 1054 member Ron Van Hoorn Sr. passed away on May 6th. Ron was a Charter member, helped start the Honor Guard and was a squad leader. He was very active with veteran organizations in Milbank and also drove the DAV van. Ron will be greatly missed by many. (click on numbers below)


Veterans Day Color Guard