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Award/Decoration Ceremony Sequence of Events

Air Force Protocol
from 'Til Wheels are Up'

0950Guests and attendees are seated
0950 Maj Gen Anderson is escorted from his office to the Luke Theater
0958 Maj Gen Anderson and medal recipients gather in Luke Foyer
1000 Maj Gen Anderson and distinguished party get into position at the entry way into Luke Theater
Narrator begins opening remarks
1001Narrator announces entrance of Maj Gen Anderson and distinguished party

Maj Gen Anderson walks up the center aisle to the stage, with the medal recipients following one step behind and to his right (this ensures when Gen A and recipients face audience that the positions are correct according to protocol
1002 Maj Gen Anderson takes his position up on the stage and makes welcome remarks;
1010ishMaj Gen Anderson completes his remarks, invites first recipient up on stage, and signals the narrator to read the first citation (all of the citations have been abbreviated due to multiple presentations)
1040Photographs are taken for each presentation; a line of fellowship will follow the ceremony, along with refreshments