Base Honor Guard
Hours of Operation
Mon - Fri: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Phone Number During Duty Hours: (318) 456-5859
After Duty Hours/Weekends/Holidays: (318) 564-8146
Office Fax: (318) 456-1705
Address: Barksdale AFB Honor Guard
647 Lindbergh Drive
Barksdale AFB, La 71110
Barksdale Honor Guard Mission Statement
The Primary Mission of Barksdale Honor Guard is to provide Military Funerals Honors for Active Duty, Retiree and Veteran members who have served Honorably in the United States Air Force. Honor Guard also provides support for ceremonies Honoring Distinguished guests, Change of Command ceremonies, Retreats, Colors Presentations and civilian programs like parades and celebrations within the Shreveport & Bossier City limits.
Honor Guard Request Policies
The Barksdale AFB Honor Guard cannot perform at events raising money for charities, clubs or organizations. Honor Guard can perform Colors (Flag) Presentations, Sword Cordons, Retirements, Change of Commands, Parades and other ceremonies on and off base (Off base is limited to the local Bossier City/Shreveport City Limits Only). Furthermore, Funerals Honors are the Number #1 priority for our Active Duty, Retirees and Veterans within our Area of Responsibility. That being the case, Honor Guard may have to cancel any previously scheduled event, to accomodate a funeral faxed or called in for the same date/time. Honor Guard will call the Point Of Contact (POC) As Soon As Possible and/or before the start time of the event if we have to cancel our appearnace or offer a different time.
How to Request Barksdale AFB Honor Guard or other Military Services for Funerals
Please choose an option below to request a funeral for a Army, Navy, United States Air Force (USAF), Marines or Coast Guard. The USAF is broken down by Area of Responsibility (AOR) with the the following databases, Click here for only ARKANSAS, LOUISIANA or TEXAS Area of Responsibility) OR (Click here to find ALL UNITED STATES Area of Responsibility, broken down for the United States by State, Counties and Parishes for all US. To help speed the process, please search the database by State, County/Parish and call the respective Honor Guard location to schedule the funeral for our Active duty, Retiree and Veterans. Please contact the below members or links and/or phone numbers to make a request.
Contact Numbers for Ceremonies Other than Funerals:
Questions or Concerns? Contact:
After Hours Cell Phone: 318-564-8146
Command Post 318-456-2151
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