16 Apr 2007

Marine Corps Drill Team


A Marine Corps Drill Team performs at a basketball half-time.

6:07 video

When I was a small boy, my father (who had served in the Marine Corps in WWII) would sometimes entertain me by performing the Manual of Arms, culminating in the same Queen Anne Salute you see performed here, in which the rifle is spun several times, smoothly returned to the position of Order Arms, and then to Parade Rest.


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