Centennial Tidbit Spotlight - "Why is the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier important?"
7 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
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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.
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Did you know?
How many steps does the Sentinel take during their 'walk' by the Tomb of the Unknowns and why?
Twenty-one steps. It alludes to the twenty-one gun salute, which is the highest honor given any military or foreign dignitary.