The CDF Firefighters
Honor Guard was established and founded by Shep
Sheppard in December 1994 at the Local 2881 annual convention. Membership is comprised of active and retired
CDFF members and is supported by Local 2881 and donations to the Honor Guard Fund.
Membership of the Honor Guard will consist of active and retired members of CAL
Fire and must be members in good standing of CDF Firefighters Local 2881.
The group provides assistance
to the families of CDFF members in making arrangements and details involving
funeral and memorial services for both active and retired CDFF members. Honor
Guard duties include;
Posting of Colors
related duties as assigned
The first performance
of the Honor Guard was the grounds dedication for the California Fallen
Firefighter Memorial in Sacramento’s Capital Park.
Since that day in May of 1995, the Honor Guard has performed at numerous
funerals, memorials, and other functions.
The Honor Guard will
be presenting the colors and honoring graduates at all of the CAL FIRE