Escort
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Journey to Washington

Escort
Nancy Reagan is escorted by Gen. Galen B. Jackman as she arrives at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library this morning to accompany former President Ronald Reagan’s casket to a presidential jet and then to Washington, D.C. (Los Angeles Times)
Transfer
Former President Ronald Reagan’s casket is carried from the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley in a procession to a military airfield in Point Mugu, where it will be loaded into a presidential jet and flown to Washington, D.C., to lie in state. (Los Angeles Times)
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Ventura County firefighters Pete Jensen, far left, John Spykerman, Jon Jesseman, Eric Roulston and Joe Bullam pay tribute as the hearse carrying former President Ronald Reagan’s body passes by on State Route 23 In Thousand Oaks today (Annie Wells / LAT)
Paying Tribute
One and a half year-old Dallin Jenkins from Fillmore waves a flag as he waits with his family for the the hearse carrying the body of Former President Ronald Reagan in Ventura County today. The hearse passed by a fire station on Las Posas Road where firefighters from across the state gathered to pay their respects. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
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Firefighters from across the state gathered at the Ventura County Fire Station on Las Posas Road to pay their respects as the funeral procession made it’s way from the Ronald Reagan Presidential Libray in Simi Valley to the Point Mugu Naval Air Station. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
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Nancy Reagan , escorted by Maj. Gen. Galen Jackman, follows the the casket of her husband as it is carried to the presidential plane at at a military airfield in Ventura County today. (Bryan Chan / LAT)
Salute
A member of the military honor guard salutes hearse carrying the body of former President Ronald Reagan as it approached the presidential aircraft earlier today. (Spencer Weiner / LAT)
Honor Guard
An honor guard carries the flag-draped casket of former President Ronald Reagan to the presidential aircraft at Point Mugu Naval Air Station earlier today. (Spencer Weiner / LAT)
Celebrities On Hand
Merv Griffin, left, and Charles Wick watch as former President Ronald Reagan ‘s casket is loaded onto an airplane by an honor guard at the Point Mugu Naval Air Station. (Los Angeles Times)
Observing History
Navy personel and their families watch as an honor guard carries the flag-draped casket of former President Ronald Reagan to the presidential aircraft. (Spencer Weiner / LAT)
Salute
The 11th Marine Artillery Regiment fires in salute as an honor guard carries the flag-draped casket of former President Ronald Reagan to the presidential aircraft earlier today. (Spencer Weiner / LAT)
On the Tarmac
Former First Lady Nancy Reagan walks with escort Maj. Gen. Galen B. Jackman as a Guard of Honor carries the flag-draped casket of former President Ronald Reagan to the presidential aircraft prior to today’s trip to Washington, D.C. (AP)
Friendly Wave
Nancy Reagan , escorted by Maj. Gen. Galen Jackman, waves to the crowd before boarding the jet that would carry the body of her husband to Washington, D.C. (Bryan Chan / LAT)
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