Horse-Drawn Funerals at Arlington Suspended Until Mid-2024

Caisson platoon prior to a funeral at Arlington National Cemetery.

The Army has extended its suspension of providing horse-drawn caissons for military funeral honors at Arlington National Cemetery through June 2024, a decision service officials said Wednesday is necessary to rehabilitate 27 horses and reset the troubled program. The 3rd Infantry Regiment’s Caisson Platoon, which provides horses and wheeled platforms to transport fallen service members […]