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    Space Force Stands Up Honor Guard Program Manned by Guardians

    Space Force Stands Up Honor Guard Program Manned by Guardians

    The Space has enlisted 16 Guardians who will the service's own honor guard program, one of the major public-facing units that advertises the branch's values and presence.

    This week, 16 Guardians were enlisted and “intentionally boarded and selected to serve as the program's initial cadre,” the service said in a Thursday press release.

    “The Space Force has been laying the foundation of its history and heritage for almost four years now. The honor guard is an important piece to representing who we are and what we do for our nation,” Katharine Kelley, deputy chief of space operations for human capital, said in the press release.

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    Creating an honor guard program is not just notable for establishing customs and ceremonies for the service. It's also one of the first steps to creating volunteer assignment opportunities for Guardians, which will give them the chance to work outside their career field, develop leadership experience, and build up their promotion packets.

    “The honor guard program, alongside other special duties, will allow our Guardians to take a step away from their career field to gain a fresh perspective,” said Chief Master Sgt. Abifarin Scott, chief of Space Force enlisted force development. “Our enlisted Guardians must be well-rounded to be better leaders and space operators.”

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