National Honor Guard Academy


The National Honor Guard Academy (NHGA) is dedicated to developing and elevating the ceremonial knowledge and skill level of honor guard units while reinforcing a sense of pride and compassion by upholding honor guard traditions with precise attention to detail.

The NHGA specializes in providing honor guard training to firefighters, police officers, and EMS personnel.

Upcoming Academies



   July 27 - August 1, 2014
Connecticut Fire Academy
Windsor Locks, CT

  September 14-19, 2014
Williamsport Armory
Williamsport, PA

   October 19-24, 2014
Amarillo Civic Center
Amarillo, TX
"I did not know what to expect when I signed up for this class, but by day two, I had to call my chief and tell him that this was the best class that I had ever taken and the money was well spent."
--Academy Graduate 2008

“Great class. I probably learned as much about being a leader as I did about being in the Honor Guard.”  

--Academy Graduate 2007


NHGA proudly partners with these agencies:

Honor our Fallen and their Families