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Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon Coming to Campus

May 27, 2021

Marines in lineMarine Corps Recruiting Station Cleveland, which includes the Metro Detroit area, will be hosting the Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon for a performance starting at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 1, at St. Joe's Sports Dome on the campus of Schoolcraft College.

The Silent Drill Platoon, based out of Washington D.C., is known for its unique precision drill exhibition requiring the high discipline and professionalism associated with every Marine. The Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon is made up of a 24-man rifle platoon wielding hand-polished, 10-and-one-half pound M1 Garand rifles with fixed bayonets. Their routine concludes with a unique rifle inspection sequence demonstrating elaborate rifle spins and tosses.

The event is free and open to the public.