Honor Guard Academy

The Taylor Honor Guard academy teaches firefighters the fundamental elements of honor guard duties and includes instruction on the following topics:

  • Traditions and history of the honor guard
  • Basic facing movements and drill
  • Flag etiquette
  • Color teams
  • Casket watch
  • Casket movement 
  • Texas Line of Duty Death Task Force
  • And much more

The class is held each year in Taylor, Texas and is sponsored by the Taylor Fire Department and the Taylor Professional Firefighters Association.  It is recognized by the Texas Line of Duty Death Task Force and TEEX.

Class tuition includes lunch each day and an academy class polo shirt.

The 2021 academy will be held August 30 - September 2, 2021 at the Expo Center. Please see application on the right hand side of the page to reserve your spot. Tuition of $200 must be sent by July 16, 2021 to fully secure a spot in the class.
To receive a certificate for CEs and TCOLE, please register with TEEX online (course #XTN104) at TEEX Registration Link - Honor Guard Academy - Taylor, TX 

  1. Fire Department

    Physical Address
    304 E. Third St
    Taylor, TX 76574

    Mailing Address
    304 E. Third St
    Taylor , TX 76574

    Phone: 512-352-6992
    Fax: 512-365-1339
    Emergency: 911

Honor Guard Academy Flyer and Application