Presidential Salute Battery

By Staff Sgt. Matthew CoffeeFebruary 17, 2011

Sgt. Adam Derickson (left) and Spc. Carmine Agrifolio (right), Presidential Salute Battery, 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) fire their three inch cannon during an arrival ceremony in Arlington National Cemetery, Va. on February 17, 2011.
1 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. Adam Derickson (left) and Spc. Carmine Agrifolio (right), Presidential Salute Battery, 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) fire their three inch cannon during an arrival ceremony in Arlington National Cemetery, Va. on February 17, 2011. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Matthew Coffee) VIEW ORIGINAL
Cpt. David Allen, Platoon Leader, Presidential Salute Battery, 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) oversees Sgt. Adam Derickson (left) and Spc. Carmine Agrifolio (right) during an arrival ceremony in Arlington National Cemetery, Va. on February 17,2011.
2 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Cpt. David Allen, Platoon Leader, Presidential Salute Battery, 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) oversees Sgt. Adam Derickson (left) and Spc. Carmine Agrifolio (right) during an arrival ceremony in Arlington National Cemetery, Va. on February 17,2011. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Matthew Coffee) VIEW ORIGINAL
Portrayed is a barrel from the Presidential Salute Battery, 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) before an arrival ceremony in Arlington National Cemetery, Va. on February 17, 2011. The platoon is responsible for rendering honors to visiting foreign dignitaries and heads of state at the White House, the Pentagon and elsewhere in the Washington D.C., area.
3 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Portrayed is a barrel from the Presidential Salute Battery, 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) before an arrival ceremony in Arlington National Cemetery, Va. on February 17, 2011. The platoon is responsible for rendering honors to visiting foreign dignitaries and heads of state at the White House, the Pentagon and elsewhere in the Washington D.C., area. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Matthew Coffee) VIEW ORIGINAL
75mm blank shells sit, and wait to be fired during an arrival ceremony in Arlington National Cemetery, Va. on February 17, 2011. The Presidential Salute Battery, 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) is equipped with eight 3-inch anti-tank guns of World War II vintage, mounted on 105mm Howitzer chassis, and each gun weighs 5,775 pounds.
4 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – 75mm blank shells sit, and wait to be fired during an arrival ceremony in Arlington National Cemetery, Va. on February 17, 2011. The Presidential Salute Battery, 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) is equipped with eight 3-inch anti-tank guns of World War II vintage, mounted on 105mm Howitzer chassis, and each gun weighs 5,775 pounds. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Matthew Coffee) VIEW ORIGINAL