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21-gun salute - Wikipedia


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.

Origin of the 21-Gun Salute - U.S. Army Center of Military History


Jun 14, 2011 ... The use of gun salutes for military occasions is traced to early warriors who demonstrated their peaceful intentions by placing their weapons in ...

Why Do They Use 21 Guns in the 21 Gun Salute? - Today I Found Out


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 ...

The History Behind the 21-Gun Military Salute - The Balance


Oct 14, 2016 ... Learn about the history and tradition of the gun salute system of the United States Military, which has changed considerably over the years.

21-gun-funeral-salutes-still-banned - Air Force Times


Dec 21, 2015 ... An announcement that the 15th Wing at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Hawaii is discontinuing 21-gun salutes at veterans' funerals ...

Origins of the Twenty-One Gun Salute | Military.com


21 gun salute USS Monteray. Navy News. The practice of firing gun salutes has existed for centuries. Early warriors demonstrated their peaceful intentions by ...

21-Gun Salute Origins : snopes.com


Mar 29, 2007 ... Are twenty-one guns fired in national military salutes because the digits in 1776 add up to 21?

Origins of the 21-Gun Salute - NHHC - Navy


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May 28, 2012 ... Marine Corps 21 gun salute at the Houston National Cemetery Memorial Day service.
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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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21 Gun Salute - Arlington National Cemetery


The tradition of saluting can be traced to the Middle Ages practice of placing oneself in an unarmed position and, therefore, in the power of those being honored.

A Final Salute: Know The Symbolism Behind Military Funerals


Jun 13, 2013 ... One of the the best-known military tradition is the 21-gun salute, but few know the meaning behind it and the traditions that sparked it.

Military Funerals: What Do the Three Bullets Represent?


Jun 14, 2016 ... In the military, a "gun" is actually a large-calibered weapon, such as a cannon. The 21-gun salute stems from naval tradition, and it is used to ...