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This Video Shows You The Training And Life Of A Marine Corps Body Bearer

March 15, 2017

Watch this amazing video on what it is like to become a Marine Corps Body Bearer. These are the United States Marines that lay their fallen to rest. It is honorable to hold the title of a Marine Corps Body Bearer.

Before becoming a body bearer, they have to go through rigorous training and drill practices at the Ceremonial Drill School to perfect their movements for burial ceremonies of fallen United States Marines.

It takes from six months to over a year for a student of the school to become a Marine Corps Body Bearer. These Marines have the honor of doing burial ceremonies at the hallowed grounds of Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia.

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