the tomb remains guarded

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    I couldn't imagine this....I wonder how often they change guard??
     
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    I was there once. No matter the crowd size, it's eerily silent. Total silence.
    Quite moving.
     
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    Is that a bayoneet?
     
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    every half hour during the day in the summer, every hour during the winter and every 2 hours when the cemetery is closed at night
     
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    Though sometimes people need to be told.

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bsdHxUXf2CE]Tomb of the unknown - soldier yelling at laughing crowd - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    Not to be that guy, but this picture is actually from September and not Sandy.
     
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    Doubt anyone is there to photograph these great men.


    StrollinBones thanks for remembering those guys.:salute:
     
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    by Fr. John Malloy, SDB

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    Via the Ace of Spades, who comments:

    "My office may be closed, but the Old Guard's isn't."

    God Bless them!

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