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Military / Caisson Platoon / Horse Program #950843

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 19, 2009
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) The ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery for Army Spc. Stephen Mace‡, who was killed in Afghanistan, shown.

(Ft. Myer, Virginia: Bob Woodruff) The new mission for the Army's Caisson Platoon that has long escorted the nation's fallen to their final resting places, in helping the wounded recover featured; scenes shown from

(Ft. Myer, Virginia, of the injured soldiers riding horses for physical & mental therapy. [Caisson Platoon Equine Assisted Program Larry PENCE†, Mary Jo BECKMAN†, amputee Army S/Sgt. Mike CAIN†, brain injured Vincent SHORT‡, Old Guard Caisson Platoon Cpl. Christopher LEONARD†- comment on the horse program.]

Gibson, Charles;
Woodruff, Bob

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