Members of the Moore County Sheriff’s Office attended Honor Guard Basic Skills and Ceremony Training at Guilford Technical Community College, according to a news release from Moore County Sheriff’s Office.
Moore County Sheriff’s Deputies and Detention Officers were among the group of graduates. The graduates were Deputy Corporal Rashad Gatling, Deputy Luke Ring, Deputy Moses Soto, Detention Deputy Matthew Ansbrowan, Detention Officers Alan Frye, Tracy White and Logan Rogers.
The 40-hour training included ceremonial details; presentation of national colors with the singing of the National Anthem, funeral services to include posting and changing of the guard and the folding and presentation of the American flag. Students worked tirelessly during the week marching more than six hours per day, according to the Sheriff’s Department.
The Moore County Sheriff’s Office Honor Guard currently consists of 10 members and is led by Lieutenant Bryan Monroe. These members come from different areas of the Sheriff’s Office with the purpose of honoring and supporting fallen members of the Law Enforcement family. The Moore County Sheriff’s Office Honor Guard pays respect to the Nations of colors by serving as pallbearers and presenting the American flag to the family of the fallen. Additionally, the Moore County Sheriff’s Office Honor Guard is present at many events such as Law Enforcement Graduations, sporting functions, and parades, according to the news release.
“It’s one more service we can provide our community,” Sheriff Neil Godfrey said. “I am proud of our recent graduates and the men and women of the Moore County Sheriff’s Office for the many ways they chose to serve. The Moore County Sheriff Office Honor Guard is a Team all of us can be proud of.”