They served as the personal guards of the King of Gihdahr; one of the three worlds that marked the center of Gorn power. As such, the personal operatives of this fleet were considered the best pilots within Gorn space. Its members were known to be fiercely loyal to the constitutional order and had great pride in their lineage as well as knowledge their historic ritual.
Others, however, shared a different view of the King's Fleet Guard. These people considered them nothing more then a bunch of pompous twits with an embarrassing anachronism. Furthermore, the prestige of this group declined in later years, which showed the weakness that was developing within the current Gihdahr monarchy. (TOS video game: Starfleet Command)