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The Army Drill Team

The Army Drill Team is part of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment.

 

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The Army Drill Team is part of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment. Also called “The Old Guard,” this is the oldest infantry regiment in the Army as well as the premier ceremonial unit and escort to the President of the United States.

Soldiers are chosen for the elite Drill Team unit after six months of rigorous and competitive practice. The team performs at military and civic functions, executing complicated routines with bayonet-tipped 1903 Springfield rifles.

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