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October 29, 2012

Tomb Of The Unknowns

Tomb of the Unknowns - September 2012
You may have already seen this photo which has gone viral today because it purports to show the scene at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington, Virginia, during Hurricane Sandy. However, The Old Guard reports that this photo was taken back in September. They have have posted a few photos on Facebook to show today's conditions there.

Also on Flickr:
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Spc. Brett Hyde, Tomb Sentinel, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), keeps 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," Hyde lives by this creed. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Jose A. Torres Jr.)

Filed under Photography | permalink | October 29, 2012 at 10:56 AM

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