The United States Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team competes during the Joint Service Drill Team Exhibition at the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C., April 14, 2012. The Air Force honor guard bested all four of the armed services as well as the Merchant Marine Academy.

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Perry Aston



U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Joshua Turner.



Members of the United States Air Force Honor Guard performed a drill routine Thursday (3/8/12) on the Parade Ground.

This marks the first time the 16-man honor guard drill team visited the campus. The team is led by 1st Lt. Alexander Stanton, an LSU alumnus.

By Tyler Daniel, The Daily Reveille

Once upon a time, that was almost me. I served two years in LSU’s Pershing Rifles, the combined honor guard component of LSU’s ROTC programs. We never did anything as fancy as these moves, however. Nor did we get to mount bayonets.

This is radically cool.