The following organizations and groups may have color guards that may be available for functions. In each case it is important to provide the groups with the particular date, time and place of the function, as well as the purpose. Please note changing military circumstances may alter the availability and contact information.
Please note that a donation may be requested for performances.
Travis Air Force Base Elite Honor Guard
400 Brennan Circle
Travis AFB, CA 94535
Special notation: Military funeral honors take first priority, not a common occurrence but a possibility.
Contact: Community Relations Office
University of San Francisco, Department of Military Science
2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
Contact: Brian S. Rasmussen, Sergeant First Class (SFC)
San Francisco Police Dept.
Write a letter to the SFPD Chief (Chief George Gascon). Request then goes through all the ranks.
Contact: Sergeant Tommy Newlin
San Francisco Fire Department
Write a letter to SFFD Fire Chief (Chief Hayes White) to initiate request. Request then goes through all the ranks. Based on the availability of off-duty Fire Fighters who volunteer on their days-off to participate.
Contact: Mindy Talmadge
Public Information Officer
Coast Guard Training Center
599 Tomales Road
Petaluma, CA 94952-5000
Please provide two weeks’ notice to request color guards.
For Napa/Sonoma/Marin Counties:
Contact: Petty Officer Shane Gunderson
Contact: Petty Officer William Pearson
For Bay Area:
Contact: Master Chief Richard Nieman
UC Berkeley Air Force ROTC
Call or email Lt. Colonel Brian Stone to request color guards. Four-man unit available.