Brownsville ISD Police and Security officers attended the second integrated Honor Guard Academy held at the Marine Military Academy in Harlingen on April 2-6. The academy, sponsored by the RGV Sector Border Patrol, trained 40 representatives from 9 different agencies. The officers, agents and firefighters are now certified on a national level to participate in ceremonial events such as memorial services, vigils, awards ceremonies, and other special public functions. During the weeklong academy, the participants took part in strict drill and ceremony training sessions that focused on marching techniques, rifle movements, and everything that encompasses a full funeral detail.