A 21-gun salute is the most commonly recognized of the customary gun salutes
that are performed by the firing of cannons or artillery as a military honor.
Jun 15, 2011 ... The use of gun salutes for military occasions is traced to early warriors who
demonstrated their peaceful intentions by placing their weapons in ...
Aug 11, 2014 ... The 21-gun salute that we know today has its roots in the ancient tradition of
warriors demonstrating their peaceful intentions by resting the ...
Mar 29, 2007 ... Are twenty-one guns fired in national military salutes because the digits in 1776
add up to 21?
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May 28, 2012 ... Marine Corps 21 gun salute at the Houston National Cemetery Memorial Day
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Oct 3, 2008 ... The Old Guard renders final honors at Arlington National Cemetery. The 21 gun
salute is actually three volleys.
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Whenever a person from the military dies, a group of seven soldiers fire off three
shots each. 7 times 3 equals 21, thus the name 21 gun salute.
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May 28, 2007 ... And this ceremony is called the 21 gun salute. ... A salute, 21 guns or less is used
to note the arrival of The President or other "Heads of State.
Mar 17, 2009 ... Today, the national salute of 21 guns is fired in honor of a national flag, the
soverign or chief of state of a foreign nation, a member of a reigning ...
Dec 14, 2015 ... EDITOR'S NOTE: A three-volley salute is the correct term for the firing of three
rounds in unison at military services, while a 21-gun salute is the ...