February 26, 2021 – Centennial Tidbit #17 Released
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The Centennial Committee is happy to release #17 of our tidbits leading up to #TUS100. This two-part episode returns to the USS Olympia and her role in the Battle of Manila Bay. The second part will cover the other operational missions during the ship’s life.
View the tidbit HERE
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What is it like to guard in bad weather?
The Sentinels at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier are completely dedicated to their duty of guarding the Tomb. In fact, line eight of our Sentinel's Creed refers to the "discomfort of the elements". Because of their dedication, the weather does not bother them. In fact, it is considered an honor to walk the mat during inclement weather. It gets cold, it gets hot and the mission continues as it has unbroken since 1937.