Marine Corps Drill Team

Marauder06

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I found this clip of a Marine Corps drill team today. The people that posted it seem like they're making fun of the Marines... I don't think it's funny at all. I think the Marines handled what happened with great professionalism. Judging from the applause, I think the audience thought so too.

http://www.jest.com/video/4741/military-rifle-performance-fail

For those of you who don't want to click on the link, a Marine missed a toss and his M1 clattered to the ground. Another Marine picked it up, started spinning it to try the toss again, and the rifle broke in half mid-spin. Then the Marine who dropped it got his rifle back... in two pieces.

I did get a chuckle imagining what the private whose weapon it was is going to say to the armorer when he goes to turn it in... "What? It was like that when I signed it out!" ;)
 
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