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ktriplett
03-03-03, 10:44 AM
At our function on Saturday, a recruiter told us that the Silent Drill Team will be in Antelope Valley (Southern California) this coming Saturday (March 8). He wasn't sure where they will be, so I was wondering if any of you guys have any information about it?

leroy8541
03-04-03, 06:27 PM
No information, but don't miss it, Man I wish I was close enough to go. I've seen them 3x. VERY VERY impressive I even tried out that just wasn't my bag I guess. The Corps had bigger plans, theirs come first.

ra19463273
03-04-03, 07:11 PM
THEY WERE AT MCRD SAN DIEGO JUST RECENTLY I WAS TOLD. I RETIRED FROM MCRD NOT TOO LONG AGO WORKING FOR MCC AT THE BAYVIEW RESTRAUNT SETTING UP TABLES FOR GRAD. DINNERS AND ALL OCCASIONS. THE BAYVIEW GIVES THE SILENT DRILL TEAM A SPECIAL DINNER AFTER THEIR PREFORMANCE EVERY YEAR. I HAVE A POSTER OF THEM AND EVERY ONE SIGNED IT FOR ME. IT HANGS ON MY WALL AT HOME.

ktriplett
03-09-03, 02:45 AM
I watched the Commandant's Own and the Silent Drill Platoon today. That was the most incredible thing I've ever seen. Those guys were amazing. On Friday, I had to drive five hours up California to take care of some stuff, and five hours back so that I'd be home in time to see them. I ended up having just over an hours sleep for all of Friday and Saturday. It was well worth it.

wrbones
03-09-03, 02:51 AM
That silent drill team is worth it!

Recruit training will get you to a point with that it wouldn't take much more to get ya to the point where ya can do some of that stuff.

It's intense competition to become a member of the Marine Corps Silent Drill Team. They are the best in the Corps.

leroy8541
03-09-03, 08:51 AM
hooya I am going down to the video store today looking for video of them I love to watch the morning parade, awesome!