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2021 - BEST Noir et Blanc

The U.S. Air Force Honor Guard, a drummer and bugler from the U.S. Air Force Band, and the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) Caisson Platoon conducted modified military funeral honors with funeral escort for U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Brent Scowcroft in Section 30 of Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, January 29, 2021.<br />
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Scowcroft, a 1947 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, served our Nation in uniform from 1947 until he retired as a Lt. Gen. in 1975. He was the ninth and 17th National Security serving under former Presidents Gerald R. Ford and George H.W. Bush. He served as deputy national security advisor under former President Richard M. Nixon. The general accompanied President Nixon on his 1972 trip to China, oversaw the Ford administration’s evacuation of Americans from Saigon in 1975 and laid the groundwork for former President Jimmy Carter’s Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty with the Soviet Union. He also evaluated the MX missile systems for President Ronald Reagan in the 1980s and directed President George H.W. Bush’s strategy in the Persian Gulf War in 1991.<br />
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Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr. presented the flag from Scowcroft’s casket to Scowcroft’s daughter, Karen.<br />
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(U.S. Army photo by Elizabeth Fraser / Arlington National Cemetery / released)
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The U.S. Air Force Honor Guard, a drummer and bugler from the U.S. Air Force Band, and the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) Caisson Platoon conducted modified military funeral honors with funeral escort for U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Brent Scowcroft in Section 30 of Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, January 29, 2021.

Scowcroft, a 1947 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, served our Nation in uniform from 1947 until he retired as a Lt....
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From gallery: 2021 - BEST Noir et Blanc
Source: ANC
Date: 29 Jan 2021
Location: Arlington Virginia United States of America
Credit: ANC via AQP
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