Honor Guard trains at Fort A.P. Hill
By Sgt. Jose A. Torres, Jr.
October 17, 2012 1 / 3 Sgt. Zachariah Faulkner, Honor Guard Company, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), prepares to ambush a squad training at the movement over urban terrain [MOUT], training sight at Fort A.P. Hill, Va., Oct. 10, 2012. The Old Guard is the oldest active infantry regiment in the U.S. Army and has a distinguished history of service throughout our nation's conflicts, from its creation in 1794 through Operation Iraqi Freedom. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jose A. Torres Jr.) VIEW ORIGINAL 2 / 3 Soldiers of Honor Guard Company, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), conduct tactical training at Fort A.P. Hill, Va., Oct. 10, 2012. The MOUT site is designed to imitate the type of urban environment that Soldiers can expect to see downrange. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jose A. Torres Jr.) VIEW ORIGINAL 3 / 3 Staff Sgt. Sean Fowler, Honor Guard Company, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), gives a mission brief to a squad of soldiers about to infiltrate the movement over urban terrain [MOUT] training site at Fort A.P. Hill, Va., Oct. 10, 2012. Honor Guard Company executes Joint and Army ceremonies throughout the National Capital Region and Nation to maintain the traditions of the US Army, showcase the Army to our nation's citizens and the world, and to defend the dignity and honor of our fallen comrades. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jose A. Torres Jr.) VIEW ORIGINAL
In addition to their role as the Army's elite ceremonial company, the Honor Guard of the 3d US Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) must always keep themselves trained to perform their tactical Soldier skills in addition to their daily mission of rendering the utmost respect to our fallen comrades.
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