Tomb sentinel withstanding the 100-degree afternoon (heat+wave Summer Patriotic ). Photo by mcqdc
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Tomb sentinel withstanding the 100-degree afternoon

Uploaded by: mcqdc

Saturday July 24, 2010

Arlington, VA (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: Although drenched in sweat and standing in full sun, sentinels from the 3d U.S. Infantry ("The Old Guard") remain vigilant at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery. The soldiers honor the fallen by wearing their Army dress blues even during Washington, D.C. 100-degree afternoons.

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7. got2dogs
8:32 PM GMT on July 25, 2010
Thank you!!!
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6. gemstone
5:48 PM GMT on July 25, 2010
God Bless them and keep them in good health!
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5. happytobealive
3:02 PM GMT on July 25, 2010
Thank you for sharing this sobering scene. And thanks also to all current and former military for your service.
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4. pegpics
2:59 PM GMT on July 25, 2010
Excellent capture!!!...'The Old Guard' are top of the line...
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3. SunsetSailor
2:58 PM GMT on July 25, 2010
Wonderful shot of an extremely dedicated soldier.
Actually both shots are wonderful each emphasizing a different aspect of this service.
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2. papajuan
2:50 PM GMT on July 25, 2010
Thanks for sharing, I'm surprised they now allow sun glasses.
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1. paintedredhawk
2:47 PM GMT on July 25, 2010
Thank you for sharing this soldier's dedication with us. Many have forgotten the lives given for our freedom.
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