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firing party

  • n  a squad formed to fire volleys at a military funeral or to carry out a military execution
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  • WW II Hero Ed Ramsey Buried With Full Honors At Arlington Cemetery
    Amidst a sunny day in Washington, D.C. Col. Edwin P. Ramsey was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery. The impressive, emotional military burial consisted of a platoon of soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Division, a marching band, the caisson and the Riderless horse and the firing party and taps. The Memorial program “A Celebration of Ed Ramsey’s Life’ followed at the Sheraton Pentagon City ...
    July 4, 2013 - Beverly Hills Courier

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