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B-Roll package of the Caisson Platoon of the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) The Caisson Platoon participates in Full Honor Funerals at Arlington National Cemetery. In addition they work with Wounded Warriors through the Equine Assisted Therapy Program.


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This work, Caisson Platoon, by SGT Grant Vaught, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.26.2011

Date Posted:08.26.2011 1:45PM

Category:B-Roll

Video ID:123924

VIRIN:110826-A-#####-006

Filename:DOD_100231540

Length:00:02:42

Location:VA, US

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