Honor Guard Academy

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
  • Flag etiquette
  • Color teams
  • Casket watch
  • Casket movement 
  • 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.
  1. Fire Department

    Physical Address
    304 E. Third St
    Taylor, TX 76574

    Mailing Address
    304 E. Third St
    Taylor , TX 76574

    Phone: 512-352-6992
    Fax: 512-365-1339
    Emergency: 911

Honor Guard Academy 2016

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