Travis Post 76 Honor Guard
(aka: “The Spirit of ’76”)
Honor Guard Commander Henry Schoenfelt
Ron Roy – Deputy Commander
Steve Dawson – Training Lieutenant and Honor Guard Founder
Greg Ginn – Weapons NCO
Walter Ivie – Honor Guard Charter Member
Wayne A. Courreges Jr.
Horace Johnson – In Memorium*
*A WWII vet, Horace joined the Honor Guard at 80 years-old. He served as an Honor Guard member for three years. He was an inspiration to his fellow Honor Guard members.
The Department of Defense has provided Travis Post 76 with original WWII M1 Rifles. These are used for various ceremonies and veteran funerals.
Post 76 Honor Guard at Texas State Cemetary, Austin, Texas, 2011
L-R: Greg, Henry, Clayton, Al, Steve
The Spirit of 76 Honor Guard does not charge for providing ceremonial services. Those wishing to support the mission of the Spirit of 76 Honor Guard may make a tax-deductible contribution to The American Legion Travis Post 76. Please note that you would like the funds to be used to support the Honor Guard.
Donor Levels of Recognition:
$250 and Up–Honorary Honor Guard Commander**
$150-$249—-Honorary US Flag Bearer*
$100-$149—-Honorary Texas Flag Bearer*
$50-$99—— Honorary American Legion Flag Bearer*
**This level will be recognized in Post Newsletter & publicly recognized if donor is present at any Honor Guard event. *This level will be recognized in Post Newsletter.
Honorary Honor Guard Commander:
Anonymous Legionairre (Disabled Navy Vet)
Honorary Texas Flag Bearer:
Legionairre Bill Denson
Legionairre Cyndi Miller
Honorary American Legion Flag Bearer:
Legionairre Patrick Moore and wife Charlene
Spirit of 76 Honor Guard Uniform
Past Honor Guard Commanders
2013-2014 -Henry Shoenfelt
2007-2009 Steve Dawson