On inauguration day next week, Air Force Airman Pearl Umberger will don her ceremonial uniform, medals, cap and white gloves and march with her honor guard unit escorting the motorcade of America's 45th president from the Capitol to the White House.
At 19, the Thurmont woman can't quite believe this is happening.
"It's really cool," Umberger said. She might want to smile during the parade on Friday, but knows she is supposed to restrain herself.
"Got to keep the bearing," she said.
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