"Soldiers solute soldiers" Arlington National Cemetery Tip by mht_in_la

  Soldiers solute soldiers
by mht_in_la
 
 

This is the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery. This memorial is guarded 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, regardless of rain, shine, anything. The photo shows the changing of the guards, which is fun to watch. It took place about every 40 minutes when I was there. The soldier on guard patrols the tomb back and forth until his shift is done. So it's not too tough compared with similar guards in other countries who have to stand still for many hours.

Address: Arlington, VA.
Directions: Metro Stop: Arlington, the cemetary is in walking distance. Across the Potomac from the Lincoln Memorial.
Phone: (703) 607-8000
Website: http://www.arlingtoncemetery.org

Review Helpfulness: 2 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jul 13, 2004
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