Centennial Tidbit Spotlight - "Why is the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier important?"
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...
Society of the Honor Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier 1999 We formed a Society that provided the infrastructure needed for Tomb Guards, past and present, to continue serving the mission as...
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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.