Day in the life of an Old Guard's farrier

By Spc. Devin KornausMay 6, 2011

Spc. Mychal Akers, a Caisson Platoon farrier, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), reshoes Trooper, one of the gray team lead horses, on May 4, 2011 inside of the Caisson Barn located at Fort Myer, Va. The Caisson Platoon participates in numerous historic pageants in addition to their military funeral duties. (U.S. Army photos by Spc. Devin Kornaus)
1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Spc. Mychal Akers, a Caisson Platoon farrier, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), reshoes Trooper, one of the gray team lead horses, on May 4, 2011 inside of the Caisson Barn located at Fort Myer, Va. The Caisson Platoon participates in numerous historic pageants in addition to their military funeral duties. (U.S. Army photos by Spc. Devin Kornaus) (Photo Credit: Spc. Devin Kornaus) VIEW ORIGINAL