Armed Forces
Tech Grad Serves on Inauguration Day
Feb 5, 2009, 08:22

Army National Guard Spec. Aaron T. Marshall participated in the 56th Presidential Inauguration Jan. 20 as part of the largest ever contingent of National Guard members to serve in Washington, D.C.

Marshall, a military police/customer account specialist, is a member of the 153rd Military Police Company at the Scannell Armory based in Delaware City, Del.  The guardsman has served in the military for eight years.

He is the son of Thomas K. and Kathy Lee Marshall of Holly Park Lane, Lincoln, Del.

The specialist is a year 2000 graduate of Sussex Technical High School, Georgetown, Del.

More than 7,000 Army and Air National Guard members from 31 states and territories provided the 2009 Presidential Inauguration with military working dogs, consequence management planning, and ceremonial, logistics, and medical support through the Armed Forces Inaugural Committee. 

National Guard members also assisted local authorities with crowd management, traffic control, and emergency services operations.

The Armed Forces Inaugural Committee is established every four years by the Secretary of Defense as a joint service organization to coordinate military ceremonial participation and support inaugural events.

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