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The Caisson Platoon

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The Caisson Platoon

Short | 01:48

A group of 49 men and 58 horses upholds a long-standing tradition at Arlington National Cemetery.

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Every graveyard tells a story, but few can talk to the living like Arlington National Cemetery. Visit the final home of war heroes from the Revolutionary War to 9/11 to the current struggle in Iraq. The American flag flies at half-staff more often than not as more than twenty-seven burials take place daily. Each section of the cemetery reflects a time in history, and each stone signifies a hero.

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