Friday, May 25, 2012

Arlington national cemetery

  • In a distinguished mark of reverence and respect for Memorial Day each year, Soldiers of the 3rd U.S. Infantry, known as The Old Guard, assemble at Arlington National Cemetery to perform a special task.
  • (Examiner)
  • We were heading to Arlington National Cemetery. Dougs father, Glenn, was one of those World War II 90-day wonders, college men sent through truncated officer training and then shipped out to war.
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  • We were heading to Arlington National Cemetery. Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day. It is the final resting place of the remains of nearly a quarter million servicemembers and family members.
  • (Orange County Register)
  • (Army News Service, May 25, 2012) -- Soldiers placed more than 260,000 flags in front of gravestones at Arlington National Cemetery May 24 as part of the Flags In tradition preceding Memorial Day weekend. Soldiers from the 3d U.S.
  • (United States Army)
  • Soldiers are planting an estimated 220,000 small US flags at the graves of those buried in Arlington National Cemetery to mark the start of Memorial Day weekend. The 3rd U.S.
  • (GlobalPost)
  • The 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, also known as the Old Guard, has begun planting small U.S. flags at each grave marker at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, starting on Thursday in preparation for Memorial Day.
  • (Daily Mail)
  • In the quiet of Arlington National Cemetery, Sean Farnham glanced over the rows of markers and spied his 6-year-old son, Jack. The boy was kneeling at a grave, gently adjusting a flag and talking privately with his great-uncle Adm.
  • (ESPN)
  • Villanueva has sounded taps thousands of times. He served 23 years with the Air Force band in Washington, D.C. He was both a ceremonial trumpet player for the band and a bugler at Arlington National Cemetery.
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  • Only the hoofs of horses clopping across pavement could be heard as the Old Guard of the Army's 3rd Infantry Regiment pulled a black caisson carrying a flag-draped casket into Arlington National Cemetery.
  • (Washington Post)
  • place a small American flag on the grave markers at Arlington National Ceremony. Scores of these men and women, uniformed in their green battle fatigues march into Arlington Cemetery, section 60.
  • (WAMU)

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