12 Nov '17, 10am

As we conclude this patriotic weekend, learn the #history of U.S. #military #gun salutes

As we conclude this patriotic weekend, learn the #history of U.S. #military #gun salutes

U.S. military salutes are steeped in tradition, some dating back hundreds of years. However, there are misconceptions about military salutes—understandable, considering the number of salutes that exist for various occasions. Some have even changed over the years, sometimes through acts of Congress. All of them, however, are intended to demonstrate great honor to those for whom they are conducted. This includes fallen members of the military, presidents, heads of state and even the nation. Three-Volley Salute Calling the shots fired at a military funeral a 21-gun salute is incorrect. Even if there are seven soldiers firing three rounds each, this is not considered a 21-gun salute . The shots fired during a military funeral are called the firing of three volleys in honor of the fallen. The firing of three volleys dates back to the custom of ceasing hostilities to remove the ...

Full article: https://www.americanrifleman.org/articles/2016/11/10/hist...

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defense.gov 11 Nov '17, 7pm

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