The Cedar Rapids Fire Department Honor Guard is a special unit of the department that performs ceremonial duties at memorials, funerals, and special events. Cedar Rapids was one of the first fire departments in the state of Iowa to establish an Honor Guard unit. Members of the Honor Guard have been instrumental in training other fire departments throughout the region.
The Cedar Rapids Fire Department Honor Guard attends funerals of active duty firefighters and members of their immediate family. The Honor Guard also attends funerals of retired firefighters, firefighters and police officers from surrounding communities, and members of Cedar Rapids local government.
Joel Miles, Fire Captain
Cedar Rapids Fire Department
713 1st Avenue SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401