VFW Texas District 30 Honor Guard
District 30 Honor Guard, Cold Weather Uniform.
The District 30 Honor Guard consists of a dedicated team of fellow veterans and Ladies Auxiliary Supporters who volunteer their time to perform memorial ritual services free of charge. The District 30 Honor Guard performs burial site and funeral home services for departed veterans. Additionally, they represent District 30 at various Veterans Day and Memorial Day events throughout the five county district.
The Honor Guard performs the 21 gun salute and taps on bugle for graveside services. The Honor Guard Chaplain performs the graveside ceremony in conjunction with religious officials and funeral directors.
District 30 Honor Guard Supporters.
Funeral directors working on behalf of family members of departed veterans and civic leaders wishing to arrange for the Honor Guard services may contact the Honor Guard Captain, Jerry Speake, at (903) 489-1878 for additional information. VFW members in District 30 who are interested in joining the ranks of the Honor Guard are encouraged to contact the officers listed below.
District 30 Honor Guard, Warm Weather Uniform.
District 30 Honor Guard Officers
Honor Guard Commander - Harry Fontenot
Captain - Jerry Speake
Sergeant - Harry Fontenot
Quartermaster/Adjutant - Floyd Roland
Chaplain - Loyd Baldwin
Assistant Chaplain - Brenda Alexander
1 Year Trustee - Robert "Shorty" Farmer
2 Year Trustee - Burl West
3 Year Trustee - John Griffin
VFW Post 9171 is an Internal Revenue Code section 501(c)(19) charitable organization
and donations are deductible for federal income tax purposes.
Check with your tax advisor for details.
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