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01-15-06, 07:24 PM #1
Great video of the Marine Corps Silent Drill Team in action
Right click and save as: http://www.armee.forces.gc.ca/lf/Eng...5-177HiRes.wmv
01-15-06, 09:45 PM #2
No matter where I see the Silent Drill Team either in person or on video I always enjoy them to the fullest. Thank you for bring them to Leatherneck.com
01-16-06, 01:23 AM #3
Well done John, what the gunnery sergeant said is exactly how I feel Thanks
No better friend/No worse enemy
01-16-06, 02:19 PM #4
It was great to see that drill team in action again. Thanks , really enjoyed seeing that . Semper Fi
01-16-06, 07:48 PM #5
Yes, thank you for sharing that, Accord. That was amazing! I especially liked when they passed the M1 Garand Rifles. Simply amazing... Hats off to those guys.
01-17-06, 12:09 PM #6
Yes, the drill team is definitely something to watch and to be amazed every time. When I was in boot camp '67 I saw a movie of our Drill Team in England - first time ever that a group from America was invited to perform before the Queen of England. They did a manuever there that was "awesome" to say the least!! They all were in a line - right to left, bayonets fixed - the first Marine threw up his rifle about 6 feet in the air and it landed right next to the next Marine in line, which the second did the same - "without looking" and this was done in a sequencial movement down the line. It was what I thought was at that time an "impossible movement"!!
Years late I took my family to Altoona, PA to see them perform, but this was not part of the routine - sadly!!
Whether or not they still perform that I do not know - maybe that was for that performance only in England - but I can remember the crowd there and the look on the Queen's face was just amazement!!!
01-17-06, 07:16 PM #7
I have seen ththem in action several times and the routine was never the same . I guess they do whatever is popular at the timebut whatevwer they are outstanding . They sell their tapes somewhere but I don t know where do you> Semper Fi
01-18-06, 01:25 AM #8
01-18-06, 07:57 AM #9
Acord, thanks for the dvd info, I appreciate that. I slippped it into my favorites until I order it . good luck. take care and again thanks.
01-22-06, 12:30 PM #10
I am in a silent drill team for my Marine Corps JROTC and i must say that it was amazing!!! We are alright but nowhere close to as sharp and precise as they are. I hope to one day be on the silent drill team!!
01-22-06, 06:28 PM #11
1221 I was an I nstructor at the University of Nebr ROTC Unit which also had a drill team so I know what it is . Its good for you and devlops team spirit also keep up the good work Semper Fi
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