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Sample Sequence

Air Force Protocol
from 'Til Wheels are Up'


17 SEP 96

1245 Prebrief of program events to official party (Lt Col Skinner)
1255  Mrs Renaud and Mrs Hogan escorted to their seats

Official party departs for ceremony (via main entrance Bldg 2)
1300 Lt Col Skinner begins opening remarks and welcomes distinguished visitors

Entrance of the official party

Playing of Ruffles and Flourishes

National Anthem

Posting of the Colors

Invocation (Ch Rick Johnson)

Remarks byBrig Gen Barry

Citation for AF Organizational Excellence Award

Brig Gen Barry places AFOEA streamer on 56 FW flag

Lt Col Skinner reads 56 FW Heritage

56 FW Change of Command order

Col Renaud salutes and relinquishes command

Brig Gen Barry returns salute

Col Renaud accepts flag from bearer and presents to Brig Gen Barry

Brig Gen Barry accepts flag from Col Renaud and returns it to bearer

Remarks by Col Renaud

Lt Col Skinner announces commencement of activation ceremony

AF Band plays “Stars and Stripes”

Lt Col Skinner reads “History of Air Force Metrology and Calibration”

Col Hogan salutes and accepts command

Brig Gen Barry returns salute and accepts flag from bearer

Col Hogan accepts flag from Brig Gen Barry and returns it to bearer

Remarks by Col Hogan

AF Band plays the Air Force Song

Departure of official party

End of ceremony

Reception at Officers Club