No one knows the precise origin of today's hand salute. From earliest times and
in many distant armies throughout history, the right hand (or "weapon hand") has
USMC History Division ... A unique aspect of military courtesy is the salute. ... The
origins of saluting, like so many military customs and traditions, is shrouded in ...
Jun 29, 2012 ... No definitive beginning can be traced to the history of the military salute. Most
sources speculate the roots to this time honored tradition date as ...
Salute symbolizes recognition, respect. By: Staff Sgt. Carissa Lee Military history
is rich in traditions that stem from many different cultures and ...
Aug 27, 2014 ... Saluting is a military custom by which a soldier signals ... Our history ... the
International Stabilisation Force in East Timor salutes during the.
Here are the saluting customs of the U.S. Military Forces today. ... a way of
showing respect and, in early American history, sometimes involved removing
HISTORY OF THE MILITARY SALUTE. Men of arms have used some form of the
military salute as an exchange of greeting since the earliest times. It has been ...
Jan 5, 2015 ... The UK's Ministry of Defence has issued a reminder to young officers to salute
their superiors. But when did this form of greeting originate and ...
Jan 10, 2015 ... Saluting is primarily but not exclusively a military sign of respect with a very long
history. This week it hit the news that some senior officers have ...
Nov 11, 2015 ... On Veteran's Day, Americans symbolically salute men and women in the military.
Wondering where the actual tradition of saluting came from?