The Color Guard and Multiple National & State Colors

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Multiple National Colors So, what is a team to do when you have more than one national color? Here is some information to consider: When overseas Air Force Base Honor Guard teams carry both colors when called to present them on base and in the local community. The photo here is of the Spangdahlem Air Base team when we (I’m …

The Ultra-Reinforced DrillMaster Bayonet

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It took three months to create the final version of the Ultra-Reinforced DrillMaster bayonet. The DrillMaster worked with the Air Force Honor Guard Drill Team and Supply Airmen to create this extremely reinforced bayonet. The picture below is the final version. extra spot welds and a small plate of steel to reinforce the handle. This DrillMaster Bayonet* is the Air Force …

About Rifle Tape Design

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Rifle Tape Design- Less is More A friend of mine, Antonio Carreras, asked for some advice for his rifle tape design. This first picture is what he had accomplished: In the picture above you can see black and red tape in horizontal stripes on a white stock (this is the Glendale DrillAmerica 1903 replica rifle- the only rifle available with …

DrillMaster Reviews the Glendale DrillAmerica M1 Garand with Angel Solis

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Angel and I were together for this review after I brought him up to Kentucky to give my Cadet Joint Service Honor Guard Academy cadets a taste of what armed exhibition drill is all about. The DrillAmerica M1 Garand and M1903 are the best ceremonial rifles you can buy especially since they come in chromed versions. For Drillers, no better …

The DrillAmerica M1 Garand Replica Rifle Review

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The DrillAmerica Parade Rifle is Here!

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Yes Drillers, it’s here! Glendale (www.paradestore.com) has developed a better rifle for parade and alternative arms use! Dubbed the DrillAmerica Parade Rifle, it is the newest addition to the DrillAmerica family of outstanding drill rifles. No more flimsy, lightweight wood! The new rifle has a resin stock, just like its DrillAmerica siblings. Even better, it comes with a black, brown …

The Newest Kid on the Block

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August 1st can’t get here soon enough! For those of you not in-the-know, Glendale Industries, paradestore.com, will release it’s sister DrillAmerica Rifle to the original M1 Garand Replica. Yes, ladies and germs, the military drill world welcomes the new DrillAmerica M1903 replica! [cue applause] It comes in two flavors: black or chrome metal. DrillMaster will be testing it shortly to …

Armed Driller Alternatives

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‘Part One’ of this post is here: Psst, Hey Buddy. Armed Exhibition Drill Rifles for Sale The above blog post is great if you want to buy a demilitarized rifle or even a working 1903, M14 or M1 Garand, but what else is out there and are these alternatives right for military drill? Well, let’s look and see: Let’s start …

How to Become a Certified Visual Judge

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The World Drill Association and DrillMaster now offer a training and certification program for judges for the military drill world. All aspects of military drill come under the visual category and should be judged as such. That is where the program comes in. There are four visual captions: 1. Overall Effect 2. Composition Analysis 3. Movement 4. Equipment Also a …

Tulane 2012 Solo Commentaries

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The Mardis Gras Drill Meet at Tulane University 2012 was a great success! I was there judging solos. There were 12 competitors and all did a great job. The cadets from West Point, University of South Carolina NROTC and Norwich all pulled away from the others with great routines. I forgot my digital voice recorder, but used my Android phone’s …