Death of President Reagan – June 5, 2004

On June 5, 2004, former President Ronald W. Reagan died at home in California, at the age of 93.

From the first notification of the death of former President Ronald W. Reagan on June 5, until his interment on June 11, the 3rd US Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) played a major and very public role in all phases of the Military District of Washington’s planning and execution of the state funeral for the 40th President of the United States.

In California and in Washington, DC, the men and women of The Old Guard performed their ceremonial duties with all the skill, precision, honor and respect due our nation’s former Head of State and Commander-in-Chief.