Honor Guard Department of Correction and Rehabilitation, Montgomery County Maryland Honor Guard

Lt.  Robert Andrews
Lt. Linda Mahogany

Address: 22880 Whelan Lane
Boyds, Maryland 20841
Telephone: (240) 773-9701
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DOCR Honor Guard Brochure



The Honor Guard unit of Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation, Maryland (MCDOCR) are uniformed staff members who are highly motivated and maintain exceptionally high standards of appearance and conduct and show aptitude for ceremonial duty are considered and they have the honor of serving as an escort or performing drill exhibitions or ceremonial occasions to represent Montgomery County Government. 

The primary purpose of the Honor Guard unit is to provide funeral honors for fallen comrades. Additionally, the department Honor Guard serves as ambassadors to the public, presenting a positive image of their services, and assisting with the recruiting effort.

The Honor Guard unit composed of staff who are carefully screened for their ability and physical dexterity. Only those uniformed staff members who are focused, disciplined, professional, highly motivated, intensely dedicated and maintain exceptionally high standards are part of the Honor Guard team. 

Honor Guard Team

The MCDOCR Honor Guard unit is led by Lt. Mahogany and Lt. Andrews. These outstanding public servants have served Montgomery County for over 20 years providing public safety to County residents.  Currently, the Honor Guard unit has nine (9) members and four (4) members have served in the United States Military:

  • Lt. Linda M. Mahogany
  • Lt. Robert H. Andrews (Navy)
  • Lt. Marcus Tabb (Air Force)
  • Sgt. Sierra Coulbourne
  • Cpl. Broderick D. Francis (Army)
  • Cpl. Carter T. Dwayne (Army)
  • Cpl. Katherine M. Bower (Army)
  • CDO. Edson A. Morales-Vache

For the part twenty years, (20), the MCDOCR Honor Guard has represents the County in various functions such as, Funerals/Interments, Memorial Ceremonies, Parades
Recruiting Workshops, Award Ceremonies, County Celebrations, Formal Functions
Community events requiring a formal presence & events requiring a Color Guard team.

Additionally, the Honor Guard participates in the Annual Fallen Officer’s Wreath Laying Ceremony with Honor Guard teams from the region. The Ceremony is followed by the Honor Guard Annual Competition.


Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Annual Meeting and Awards Lucheon December 13, 2023

DOCR Honor Guard attend COG Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon on December 13, 2023. Leaders from across the DMV including Montgomery County Co Montgomery County Councilmember and COG Board Chair Kate Stewart, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, and Prince William Board of County Supervisors Chair-elect Deshundra Jefferson. 

DOCR Honor Guard COG Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon 12-13-2023

Annual Fallen Officer’s Wreath Laying Ceremony 2023

This Year 2023, Montgomery County Department of Correction and Rehabilitation won the competition First Place.  

Honor Guard Unit Members
Lt. Linda M. Mahogany, Lt. Robert Andrews, Lt. Marcus Tabb, Sgt. Sierra Coulbourne and Cpl. Broderick D. Francis

DOCR Honor Guard 2023            DOCR Honor Guard First Place 2023

Easton Police Department conducted its 15th Annual Honor Guard Training.  

The sessions were broken down in 2 days of funeral, colors, rifles flag folding and commands.


Annual Wreath Laying Ceremony and Honor Guard Competition May 5, 2018

Congratulations to our amazing Honor Guard for being awarded second place at the Annual Wreath Laying Ceremony and Honor Guard competition on Saturday…!

DOCR Honor Guard Annual Wreath Laying Ceremony

Contact Information

Ben Stevenson, Director
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Frederick Abello, Warden
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Lt. Robert Andrews, Honor Guard Management
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Lt. Linda Mahogany, Honor Guard Management
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