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12/31/2006

AT THE HOUSE

The casket containing the body of former President Gerald R. Ford is carried up the East Steps to the House of Representatives at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Dec. 30, 2006. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. D. Myles Cullen

12/30/2006

IN THE ROTUNDA

Vice President Richard Cheney along with members of the Senate and the House of Representatives honor former President Gerald R. Ford during national funeral ceremonies in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Dec. 30, 2006. Defense Dept. photo by William D. Moss

12/30/2006

FORMER FIRST LADY ARRIVES

U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Guy C. Swan III, commanding general, Joint Task Force National Capital Region, escorts former First Lady Betty Ford as her husband Gerald R. Ford, 38th President of the United States, arrives in his casket at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Dec. 30, 2006, as part of the national farewell funeral procession honoring the former commander in chief. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Craig Clapper

12/30/2006

CEREMONIAL HONOR

The casket of Gerald R. Ford is carried by the Ceremonial Honor Guard at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Dec. 30, 2006, as part of the national farewell funeral procession honoring the former Commander in Chief. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Christopher J. Matthews

12/30/2006

FORMER PRESIDENT LIES IN REPOSE

A Guard of Honor stands watch as former President Gerald R. Ford lies in repose at St. Margaret's Episcopal Church in Palm Desert, Calif., Dec. 29, 2006. Defense Dept. personnel are helping to honor Ford, the 38th president of the United States, who passed away on Dec. 26th. U.S. Navy photo by Cmdr. Jane Campbell

12/30/2006

HONOR GUARD IN UNISON

Members of the Armed Forces Honor Guard march in unison during the departure ceremony for former president Gerald R. Ford at the International Airport in Palm Springs, Calif., Dec. 30, 2006. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. AlecKleinsmith

12/30/2006

DEPARTING CALIFORNIA

Members of the Armed Forces Honor Guard remove the casket of former President Gerald Ford from the hearse and prepare for flight to Washington, D.C., during the departure ceremony at the International Airport in Palm Springs, Calif., Dec. 30, 2006. U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Damien E. Horvath

12/30/2006

STATE FUNERAL IN CALIFORNIA

Former First Lady, Mrs. Betty Ford, the widow of President Gerald R. Ford, is escorted by Maj. Gen. Guy C. Swan III during the arrival ceremony at St. Margaret's Episcopal Church in Palm Desert, Calif., Dec. 29, 2006. U.S. Army photo by Douglas J. Lovely

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