Centennial Tidbit Spotlight - "Why is the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier important?"
4 months ago
The Centennial Committee recently asked a question about "Why is the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier important?" Not only to the individual, but to what it means to our nation.
In this video we share the thoughts of Senator Jerry Moran (KS) who is the Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. You can view the video here: https://youtu.be/DXDVNJ34mIU
We have received a few recorded videos from a diverse background of Americans, and we will be publishing them on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCU8kLEQcWIjiWqOS0XLENTw
If you would like to send in a video to be used, please email them to email@example.com so your voice can be heard.
Answer the question(s):
"Why is the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier important to you?"
"Why is the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier important to our nation?"
We look forward to sharing your thoughts and memories.
The latest update from the Centennial Committee, including information on the released Centennial Tidbits #39-41, can be found...
Support the Society
The Society of the Honor Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (SHGTUS) is able to provide our programs, events, assistance, scholarships, and services due to the generosity of its members, organizations, and individuals. SHGTUS does not receive institutional funding. Note: The Society of the Honor Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is a 501(c)(3) organization, so your contributions may be fully tax deductible.
Did you know?
Do you guard all night long, even when the cemetery is closed?
The Tomb is guarded 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. In fact, there has been a Sentinel on duty in front of the Tomb every minute of every day since 1937.