Honor Guard members Stew White, Jason Hodges, Erick Gillmore, and Chris Bernard from Portland Fire & Rescue (PF&R) and AMR Ambulance personnel stood in front of 16,118 fans to present the colors at Monday’s Portland Timber soccer preseason game.
The game finished in a 1-1 draw against San Joseat Jeld-Win Field. The Timbers remained undefeated in preseason play.
Learn More about Portland Fire’s Honor Guard
Portland Fire & Rescue’s Honor Guard was formed to bring honor and respect to PF&R, its members and their families by providing formal ceremonial representation at funeral services for retired, active, and line of duty deaths within PF&R. In addition, the Honor Guard supports other fire and police agency line of duty death funerals at the PF&R’s directive. The Honor Guard also performs duties posting colors at civic and public events such as ceremonies, sporting events, parades and memorials as deemed appropriate by PF&R’s Emergency Operations Division Chief.
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