Welcome to the Bangor Fire Department's 
Honor Guard web page.
Established formally in 2011, our membership consists of active and retired Officers and Firefighters of the Bangor Fire Department, and IAFF Local 772.

We are trained and continue training for the following types of details:
~ Parades
~ Presenting of Colors at outdoor events
~ Posting of Colors at indoor events
~ Funeral Honor Guard
~ Funeral Pall Bearers
~ Flag Fold & Presentation Ceremony
~ Bell Ceremony
~ Retirement ceremonies
~ Fire Department Funeral Planning
Our services are available to anyone who would like to present the colors in a respectful manner, inter a loved one with Fire Service (Military type) Honors or to assist other departments in planning for a funeral service.

We also have a garrison flag, funeral bunting for your station or your apparatus available for use.
We do allow Mutual Aid Departments to borrow our equipment on an individual basis. For more information contact us using the information below.
We would like to give a special - Thank You to the 101st Air Refueling Wing's Honor Guard in Bangor.
The members of this unit trained with us many hours, in the proper protocols of the flag and ceremonies.
We have worked  joint-details with them, when their group needed additional members.
Contact Information
Bangor Fire Department
289 Main Street
Bangor, Maine 04401
attn: Honor Guard
207-992-4700
Email us at: honorguard@iaff772.org
Our e-mail account is checked and  answered daily

Our Services are FREE

We also have contacts for 
Buglers and/or Bagpipe Units
*There may be a charge for them*
2012 Details (12)
* (w/MeANG) = Joint details *
Funeral Detail - Orono Fire Chief LeClair (ret)
Retirement Ceremony - Chief Cammack, Bangor FD
Present Colors - Skills USA Convention - Bangor
Parade - Memorial Day - Orono
Post Colors - Bangor  Memorial Day (*)
Color Guard - Annual Red Sox Benefit game (*)
Parade - Fourth of July in Bangor
Funeral Detail - Bucksport Fire
Color Guard - SLWS Opening Ceremonies (*)
Color Guard - 9/11 Memorial Dedication - Brunswick
Parade - Fireball Run - Bangor (*)
Parade - Veteran's Day - Bangor/Brewer
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All of our members' time is 100% donated. The Merit Ribbons are our way of 'paying' the members for their dedication to the unit.
2011 Details (18)
* (w/MeANG) = Joint details *
Funeral Detail - Bucksport Fire
Post Colors - Retired BFD Member (Pete Martell) funeral 
Post Colors - Blaine House Conference - Rockport
Funeral Detail - Levant Fire
Flag Detail - Holden (*) 
Parade - Memorial Day in Bangor 
Post Colors at Univ of Maine - (*) 
Color Guard - Annual Red Sox Benefit game - (*) 
Parade - Exeter - (*) 
Color Guard - Opening Ceremonies at SLWS - (*) 
Color Guard - FFers Day at Senior League World Series
Color Guard - DAR Convention (*) - Bangor
Funeral Detail - Frankfort Fire
Post Colors - Maine Munic Assn Meeting  - Augusta
Present Colors - With the Hermon FD
Funeral Detail - Castine Fire
Public Education - Bangor Fire Department Open House
Parade - Veteran's Day - Bangor
** Member attended FF Funeral in Worcester Mass **
Maine Municiple Conference 2011
Maine Municiple Conference 2011
Maine Municiple Conference 2011 - Detail with Chief Cammack
Memorial Day 2011
Joint Detail w/MeANG - Parade in Exeter
Joint Detail with MeANG - Red Sox Alumni Game 2011
Joint Detail with MeANG - Red Sox Alumni Game 2011
Joint Detail with MeANG - Red Sox Alumni Game 2011
Joint Detail with MeANG - Red Sox Alumni Game 2011
Getting ready to 'Hit the Field' - opening ceremonies for World Series - 2011
Joint Detail with MeANG - Senior League World Series - Opening ceremony 2011
Joint Detail with MeANG - Senior League World Series - Opening ceremony 2011
Joint Detail with MeANG - Senior League World Series - Opening ceremony 2011
Presenting the colors for Fire Fighters Day at the SLL World Series 2011
Presenting the colors for Fire Fighters Day at the SLL World Series 2011
Funeral Detail in Frankfort - 2011
Retirement Ceremony for Chief Cammack - 2/27/2012
Retirement Ceremony for Chief Cammack - 2/27/2012
Retirement Ceremony for Chief Cammack - 2/27/2012
Retirement Ceremony for Chief Cammack - 2/27/2012
Retirement Ceremony for Chief Cammack - 2/27/2012
Retirement Ceremony for Chief Cammack - 2/27/2012
Memorial Day 2012. This photo is the group for the orono Parade. Pictured in center is Dennis Bean. Dennis is a firefighter that plays the bagpipes. We have worked details with him in the past.
6/23/12 with the MeANG at the Red Sox Alumni Game (getting ready to go)
6/23/12 with the MeANG at the Red Sox Alumni Game
7/4/2012 - Parade in Bangor
7/4/2012 - Parade in Bangor
7/4/2012 - Parade in Bangor
Presenting the colors with the MeANG, at the 2012 Senior League World Series held at Mansfield Stadium in Bangor.`
9/11 Memorial Deedication - in Brunswick. 9/15/12
Maine Public Safety Pipe & Drum Corp - performing at the 9/11 dedication in Brunswick
Here we are leading the procession into the ceremony for the 9/11 memorial dedication in Brunswick, Maine
Brunswick - September 15, 2012
Combined detail with the MeANG. This parade is in Bangor and is for the Fireball Run held on 9/29.
Members that worked the funeral detail for Bangor Fire Inspector Bob Buss.
March 14, 2013 - Present Colors for Skills USA Convention held at the Bangor Auditorium.
May 18, 2012 - Troop Greeters 10th anniv with MeANG
May 18, 2012 - Troop Greeters 10th anniv with MeANG
May 18, 2012 - Troop Greeters 10th anniv with MeANG
May 18, 2012 - Troop Greeters 10th anniv with MeANG
May 18, 2012 - Troop Greeters 10th anniv with MeANG
May 18, 2012 - Troop Greeters 10th anniv with MeANG
Marching the colors across the field and getting ready to make the wheel turn
Marching towards the mound
Just before the presenting arms for the National Anthem
Working with the MeANG - also carrying the MIA/POW flag
It is always a pleasure to work with the Anah Temple Bage Pipe Corp
Combined Honor Guard for retired Bangor Fire Assistant Chief Vance Tripp. Vance was retired from the BFD and the MeANG.n
Our members were part of a state-wide CColor Guard for 2 Boston FFers funerals - April 2014
Our members were part of a state-wide CColor Guard for 2 Boston FFers funerals - April 2014
Engine 33 from our posted spot at the funerals
Boston E-33 carries Firefighter Walsh to his final resting place
9/11/14 Memorial for 343 FFers and Lt Walter Morrill and FFer John Leonard (BFD - Hose Co#3) who died LODD 1/15/1914
9/11/14 Memorial for 343 FFers and Lt Walter Morrill and FFer John Leonard (BFD - Hose Co#3) who died LODD 1/15/1914
9/11/14 Memorial for 343 FFers and Lt Walter Morrill and FFer John Leonard (BFD - Hose Co#3) who died LODD 1/15/1914
9/11/14 Memorial for 343 FFers and Lt Walter Morrill and FFer John Leonard (BFD - Hose Co#3) who died LODD 1/15/1914
James MacDonald (Retired Bangor Fire) Funeral March 2015
Paul Knowlton EMT-P Funeral
Paul Knowlton EMT-P Funeral
2013 Details (15)
* (w/MeANG) = Joint details *
Funeral Detail - Active Duty - BFD Inspector Bob Buss
Funeral Detail - Orrington Fire
Present Colors - Skills USA Convention - Bangor
Present Colors - with Portland FD -  Portland
Post Colors / Flag Ceremony - Maine Troop Greeters (*)
Post Colors - Hancock Co Fire Acad Graduation
Post Colors / Flag Ceremony - Flag Day - Bangor
Present Colors - Red Sox Alumni Game - Bangor (*)
Parade - Fourth of July - Bangor
Funeral Detail - Old Town Fire Dept - Ret Chief
Present Colors - Senior League World Series - Bangor (*)
Post Colors - Cross Ins Ctr Gala Opening - Bangor
Post Colors - 9/11 Rememberance - Bangor
Post Colors - 9/11 Memorial Dedication - Ellsworth (*)
Funeral Detail - Old Town FD - Ret A/C
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What do the ribbons
on Bangor Fire Uniforms mean?
Medal of Valor
Elijah Lowe Award
Meritorious Service Award
Officer / Firefighter 
of the year
Honor Guard 
Funeral Detail
Honor Guard
Joint Service Award
Honor Guard 
Pall Bearor
2014 Details (11)
* (w/MeANG) = Joint details *
**  - Joint detail with Portland, Lewiston & Auburn
Funeral Detail - West Frankfort Fire Dept - Ret Chief
Present Colors - Skills USA Convention - Bangor
Funeral Detail - BFD Retired -  A/C  VanceTripp
**Funeral Colors - Boston, Mass - Lt Walsh
**Funeral Colors - Boston, Mass - FF Kennedy
Present Colors - Me Coalition of Safe Drivers - Bangor
Post Colors - Armed Forces day - Bangor
Present Colors - Senior League World Series - Bangor (*)
Funeral Detail - Bar Harbor - Ret Chief Rand (BFD A/C)
Memorial Service - 9/11 Bangor - Mt Pleasant Cemetery
Teach - Mid Coast EMS Conference - Rockport (*)
2015 Details (13)
* (w/MeANG) = Joint details *
Funeral Detail - Old Town/Penob Nation FD - Ret Chief
Present Colors - Skills USA Convention - Hampden
Funeral Detail - BFD Retired - FF James MacDonald
Funeral Detail - BFD Active - Mechanic - Fred Manzo
Funeral Detail - BFD Retired - FF Harold Gallagher
Present Colors - Me Coalition of Safe Drivers - Bangor
Parade - All Heart Parade of Horses -  Bangor  (*)
Post Colors - Hancock Co Fire Acad Graduation
Present Colors - Senior League World Series
Funeral Detail - Bucksport FD - Retired Chief
Parade - Veteran's Day - Bangor
Funeral Detail - The Forks FD - Chief Hanscom
Funeral Detail - Eddington FD - Gregg Smith (Ret)
2016 Details (11)
* (w/MeANG) = Joint details *
Present Colors - Skills USA Convention - Hampden
Funeral Detail - East Millinocket FD
Funeral Detail - BFD Retired - Capt Larry Sherman
Funeral Detail - BFD Retired - Capt Dick Courtney
Funeral Detail - BFD Retired - FF Bob Cayford
Funeral Detail - (Active) Orland Fire Department
Present Colors - Senior League World Series *
Funeral Detail - Orrington FD - Don Wade *
Funeral Detail - BFD Retired - Lt. Ken Cochrane
Present Colors - Me Municiple Assn Convention -Bangor
Funeral Detail - Paul Knowlton EMT-P - Bangor
2017 Details
* (w/MeANG) = Joint details *
Funeral Detail - BFD Retired - FF Bill Tuck
Present Colors - Skills USA Convention - Hampden
Funeral Detail - BFD Retired - FF/EMT-P Tim Campbell