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Bundle of 2 - National Park - Arlington - Tomb of the Unknowns & Caisson Platoon

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This is a bundle of two, highly animated, power point presentation on the Tomb of the Unknowns and the Caisson Platoon at Arlington National Cemetery. There are a total of 54 slides in the presentations, all of which are editable so you can modify the slides if you need to.

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery stands atop a hill overlooking WDC. On March 4, 1921, Congress approved the burial of an unidentified American soldier from World War I in the plaza of the new Memorial Amphitheater. Inscribed on the back of the Tomb are the words: Here rests in honored glory an American soldier known but to God.

THE TOMB HAS BEEN GUARDED 24/7 SINCE 1937. Tomb Guards come from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment "The Old Guard". Serving the U.S. since 1784, the Old Guard is the oldest active infantry unit in the military. They keep watch over the memorial every minute of every day, including when the cemetery is closed and in inclement weather.

The scene that defines Arlington National Cemetery is the Caisson Platoon of the 3rd Infantry Regiment, aka the Old Guard, the oldest infantry unit in the United States Army. They conduct one of the most solemn activities in the United States, carrying the remains of a U.S. serviceman to his or her final resting place, a task that this unit will conduct 8 times a day every day of the year.

Power point presentation #1, The Tomb of the Unknowns contains 26 slides and covers the following:

Introduction
Arlington National Cemetery
Description
Four Unknowns
World War I
Interment Ceremony
Interment Ceremony
World War II
Selection
Korean War
Vietnam War
Internment Ceremony
Internment Ceremony
Identification
Vacant Crypt
Interment Ceremony
Interesting Fact:1
Interesting Fact:2
Interesting Fact:3
Fact: 3 Continued
Interesting Fact:4
Interesting Fact:5
Fact: 5 Continued
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Power point presentation #2, The Caisson Platoon contains 19 slides and covers the following:

Introduction
Caisson Platoon
Visiting Arlington
Arlington Funeral
Background
Rider-less Horse
Caisson Team
The Horses (2)
The Caissons
The Platoon
Selection to Serve
Training The Horse
Training The Soldier
Daily Activities
Other Duties
End of Presentation

This is one of several bundled power point presentations that I offer in my store on... National Parks, Landmarks and Memorials.
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