The Taylor Honor Guard academy teaches firefighters the fundamental elements of honor guard duties and includes instruction on the following topics:
Traditions and history of the fire service and honor guard
Basic facing movements and drill
Texas Line of Duty Death Task Force
and much more
The class is held in the fall each year in Taylor, Texas and is sponsored by the Taylor Fire Department and the Taylor Professional Firefighters Association. It is recognized by the Texas Fire Chiefs Association, the Texas State Association of Firefighters, and the Texas Line of Duty Death Task Force.
Class tuition is $135 and includes lunch for each day and an academy class polo shirt.
This year it will be held August 29 - September 1, 2016.