Base Honor Guard

Hours of Operation

8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sat, Sun & Holidays

Located in Building 1010 
Rooms 150 and 156

At the intersection of Randolph and Truman, south of the West Side Shoppette

Mission - The Kirtland Air Force Base Honor Guard performs in over 500 ceremonies yearly. Our primary duty is to provide unfaltering, dignified military funeral honors for Airmen that have served their country with honor. Additionally, the Honor Guard is responsible for supporting many other special events such as memorials, military retirements, change of commands, award banquets, and various civic events..

Requesting Services -Please download the PDF version of the Honor Guard Checklist to fax or email your request. If you have PureEdge Viewer, you can also use the electronic version of the Honor Guard Checklist. Requests may be emailed to or they may be faxed to 505-846-8390 or 505-853-6791

How to Join - As ceremonial guardsman, Airmen are placed on a six month tour assigned solely to the honor guard. We are always looking for highly motivated professionals in the ranks of E-1s to E-5s to perform this duty, but all ranks are encouraged to apply. To experience satisfaction and esprit de corps as part of this distinguished team, contact the base honor guard at: or call 505-846-1804 or 505-853-6791.

Team Kirtland Honor Guard

After Hours

Program Manager: 
TSgt Marcus Walker

Please submit all requests via email to or fax your request to 505-853-2639. Please ensure you follow-up to confirm receipt and scheduling of your requested event.