National Guard Soldiers Help in Presidential Inauguration

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Virginia National Guardsmen operate traffic control points before the inauguration ceremony and activities began in Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 2013. More than 600 members of the Virginia National Guard provided security during the inaugural weekend. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Terra C. Gatti
  • Soldiers assist Arlington County police with security operations for the 57th presidential Inauguration, Jan. 21, 2013. The soldiers are assigned to the Virginia National Guard's Company C, 3rd Battalion, 116th Infantry Regiment.  U.S. Army photo by Cotton Puryear
  • Members of the Delaware National Guard meet to assist District of Columbia police with crowd control during the 57th Inauguration Day events in Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 2013.  U.S Air Force photo by Senior Airman Stephanie Carroll
  • Soldiers operate traffic control points in support of the presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 2013. The soldiers are assigned to the Virginia National Guard's 266th Military Police Company. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Terra C. Gatti
  • Army Col. Michael Konzman briefs members of the Pennsylvania Air National Guard before they provide assistance at traffic control and crowd management points during the presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 2013. Nearly 1,300 Pennsylvania National Guardsmen participated. Konzman is commander of the 55th Armor Brigade. National Guard photo
  • Soldiers operate traffic control points in support of the presidential Inauguration in the early morning hours in Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 2013. The soldiers are assigned to the Virginia National Guard's 266th Military Police Company, based in Manassas, Va. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Terra C. Gatti
  • Military police monitor traffic control points in support of inaugural events in Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 2013. The soldiers are assigned to the Virginia National Guard's 229th Military Police Company, based in Virginia Beach, Va. The airmen are assigned to 192nd Security Forces Squadron, based at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Meghan Skrepenski
  • More than 300 soldiers assigned to the Florida National Guard provided security for inaugural events in the National Capital Region, Jan. 21, 2013. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Blair Heusdens
  • A soldier assists members of the crowd during Inauguration Day events in Washington, D.C., Jan. 21, 2013. The soldier is assigned to the Florida National Guard. More than 300 Florida Guardsmen traveled to the National Capital Region to join more than 6,000 Guardsmen from across the country to support the event. U.S.  Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Blair Heusdens