Once upon a time, that was almost me. I served two years in LSU’s Pershing Rifles, the combined honor guard component of LSU’s ROTC programs. We never did anything as fancy as these moves, however. Nor did we get to mount bayonets.
The United States Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team competes during the Joint Service Drill Team Exhibition at the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C., April 14, 2012. The Air Force honor guard bested all four of the armed services as well as the Merchant Marine Academy.