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Air Force Honor Guard Gives Special Performance

Air Force Honor Guard Gives Special Performance

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(KSL News) -- We had a bit of an unusual Easter parade in Salt Lake City today.

The United States Air Force Honor Guard was in town and treated us to a performance. The guard is considered among the most elite precision drill teams in the world.

Its mission is to render military honors to Air Force personnel and families during funeral services at Arlington National Cemetery. They also conduct ceremonies at the White House and the Pentagon.

The M-1 rifles they use weigh 11 pounds, and yes, the bayonets are real.

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