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State Fire Marshal

A Division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety

Honor Guard

​​​​​​What we do

Our 13-member group provides an honor guard and color presentation detail for special occasions including: Photo of 2017 honor guard
  • Funerals
    • Line-of-Duty
    • Active Non Line-of-Duty
  • Conferences
  • Special events

Request the honor guard

All requests for the honor guard will be forwarded to the state fire marshal for consideration. To make a request, you can email one of the following three people: 

Did you know?

The Honor Guard provides bell ringing and family escorts at the annual Minnesota Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service.

Examples of events in which we have participated

  • Minnesota State Fire Chief's Association memorial service
  • Annual Minnesota Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service
  • Annual State Fire Marshal Division staff conference
  • MSFDA Memorial Service 
  • SFMD Fire Code Academy 
  • MN IAAI Conference​

Our creation

The Honor Guard Team was created after a retired staff member passed away in 2013 and his family requested the state fire marshal division staff participate in the visitation and funeral service. Several division staff came together to honor that request.

Photo of honor guard hat and axMembers

Jared Rozeboom, commander
​Travis Ahrens​

​Tony ​Clafton

James Iammatteo 

Ryan Kunst 

Jake Lindquist
Brian Petersen 
Kerry Queen 
​Amanda Swenson​