http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/05/29/AR2010052903726.html?hpid=topnews An interesting look at "The Old Guard". It's the military's version of "kabuki" - I certainly couldn't do this -if for no other reason than a boxers physique is not what they looked for in members- long and lean is the model. When I was a cadet at VMI my company Tac officer had done a tour in the Old Guard- which was kind of a nightmare during inspections for cadets who fully embraced the "close enough is good enough" mantra- not so in the Old Guard. Thankfully we learned to adapt and he learned to relax a little But when these guys do a funeral at Arlington for a soldier who has passed, it is precision personified and is beyond moving. The small stuff does matter.