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February 01, 2013 8:00 PM
VOA's Julie Taboh joins On Assignment's Alex Villarreal at the largest military burial ground in the United States to put the spotlight on the horses who carry the nation's fallen heroes to their final resting place. Arlington National Cemetery conducts up to 30 funerals each weekday, and the Caisson horses play a critical role.

The Heroes' Horses (VOA On Assignment Feb. 1)

Published February 01, 2013

VOA's Julie Taboh joins On Assignment's Alex Villarreal at the largest military burial ground in the United States to put the spotlight on the horses who carry the nation's fallen heroes to their final resting place. Arlington National Cemetery conducts up to 30 funerals each weekday, and the Caisson horses play a critical role.

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