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Robin Williams Reacts to 'Retreat'

In remembrance of an outstanding comedian and American... RIP. Robin Williams starts his USO show a tad early for deployed troops and is interrupted by the "Retreat" ceremony. His recovery is priceless, very funny! Retreat is a daily ceremony held at all Army installations as the national flag is lowered at the end of the day.

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  1. 5136204
    5136204 Dec 17, 2013

    If I recall, we just called it "colors" in USMC. Waterman.

  2. 25772851
    25772851 Dec 18, 2013

    I was there when he came to our camp i saw it all it was very funny i wish i was back at that camp i miss Kuwait! ihave retire since then!

  3. 23355260
    23355260 Dec 23, 2013

    For those not in the know, the first part is called "To the Colors". The second part, when you salute is "Retreat". Generally speaking it is a really long, and a minor annoyance. And I promise you that most soldiers could beat Usain Bolt in a foot race if they think they're gonna be caught outside when it goes off.

  4. Chockblock
    Chockblock Dec 26, 2013

    Oh Yes saw many a soldier take off running if they knew it was time for RETREAT, I think they would knock down old ladies and kids if they got in the way.

  5. JMMAY
    JMMAY Dec 30, 2013

    In my day (Nam-'68/'70) we honored reverie and taps Navy / Seabees.

  6. 4562730
    4562730 Aug 12, 2014

    thanks for sharing this.

  7. DolphinPete54
    DolphinPete54 Aug 14, 2014

    I really love the way Robin Williams stood at Attention. A Patriot just like Bob Hope. R.I.P. My Friend.

  8. JVassar
    JVassar Aug 14, 2014

    ....... Thank you Robin and Rest-In-Peace .........

  9. 24434206
    24434206 Aug 15, 2014

    Robin Williams was a talented, intelligent and friendly person. He will be missed by many.

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