An honor guard at Arlington Cemetery.
honor guard definition by Webster's New World
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a ceremonial guard assigned to escort a distinguished person or to accompany a casket at a funeral
also guard of honor
honor guard definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A group of people serving as an escort or performing drill exhibitions on ceremonial occasions. Also called guard of honor.