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Tomb of the Unknown Soldier continues to be guarded during Hurricane Sandy


Guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

Spc. Brett Hyde, Tomb Sentinel, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), takes his twenty-one 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 over 64 years. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Jose A. Torres Jr.) Digital

More photos and the history of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, traditionally known as “The Old Guard,” can be found on their Facebook page. It’s the oldest active-duty infantry regiment in the Army.

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