Despite Severe Weather, Sentinels Guard Tomb of the Unknowns Around the Clock

When the first relief of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier sentinels reported for their 26-hour shift at Arlington National Cemetery last Monday morning, they knew they would be the ones guarding the tomb during the wind and rain of superstorm Sandy. Ultimately one of the sentinels would volunteer to stay outside during the storm for a 23-hour watch. But for the sentinels who guard the tomb, standing watch during Sandy would be no different from what they do every other day of the year. ...Full Story
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