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  • Through The Years at The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

    Spc. Brett Hyde, Tomb Sentinel, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), keeping guard over the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during Hurricane Sandy, at Arlington National Cemetery, Va., Oct. 29, 2012. Just like the Sentinel's Creed says "Through the years of diligence and praise and the discomfort of the elements, I will walk my tour in humble reverence to the best of my ability."
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  • Through The Years at The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

    Spc. Brett Hyde, Tomb Sentinel, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment, takes his 21 steps across a water-soaked mat while guarding the Tomb during Hurricane Sandy at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetery, Va., Oct. 29, 2012. The Tomb is guarded 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Snow, rain, wind or heat has never stopped the Tomb Sentinels from guarding the tomb for more than 64 years.
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  • Through The Years at The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

    Soldiers from the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), move sand bags onto pallets at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Oct. 29, 2012. The regiment planned to do all it could to help out the people of the area as Hurricane Sandy bore down the Eastern Seaboard.
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  • Through The Years at The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

    Posted on the Army's Old Guard Facebook Page, Spc. Brett Hyde, Tomb Sentinel, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), maintains his vigil during Hurricane Sandy while guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery, Va., Oct., 29, 2012. In 1948 the Old Guard assumed the post following the unit's reactivation in the nation's capital.
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  • Through The Years at The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

    Posted on the Army's, Old Guard Facebook Page, Oct. 29, 2012, "A Firing Party from Delta Company, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), leaves the columbarium area after conducting a funeral for a Veteran at Arlington National Cemetery, Va., Oct. 29, 2012. Even with Hurricane Sandy bearing down on the Eastern Seaboard the Old Guard are still committed to honoring our Nation's Veterans."
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  • Through The Years at The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

    President Obama, center, is escorted by Military District of Washington commanding general, Maj. Gen. Michael Linnington, as they pause for a moment of silence during a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, May 28, 2012, to mark Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery.
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  • Through The Years at The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

    Army soldiers walk their posts at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, May 13, 1998. At that time, a wall was constructed (background) to cover exhumation efforts of the remains of the Vietnam unknown.
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  • Through The Years at The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

    Armistice Day Ceremony at The Tomb of Unknown Soldier In Washington DC, 1932.
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