A member of the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard stands vigil following Brig. Gen. Robinson "Robbie" Risner's full honors military funeral at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va., Jan. 23, 2014. Risner was the Air Force's 20th Ace and and survived seven and a half years of captivity as a Prisoner of War (POW) in Hoa Lo Prison, a.k.a the Hanoi Hilton. during the Vietnam War. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jim Varhegyi)
Navy photograph by PO3 Casey Scoular ---- The Military Funeral Honors Team of the Massachusetts Army National Guard carries the casket of Medal of Honor Recipient retired Capt. Thomas J. Hudner Jr., during a funeral procession in Hudner’s honor. Hudner, a naval aviator, received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the Battle of the Chosin Reservoir during the Korean War. #aerotechnew #nellisafbnews
Customs and Traditions Surrounding Military Funeral Honors
The riderless horse named "Sergeant York", during the funeral procession on June 2004 for Ronald Reagan, with a ceremonial sword attached to the saddle and a pair of the president's boots reversed in the stirrups.
North Carolina National Guard's Military Funeral Honors Team