Dawn breaks over the Tomb of the Unknowns on a cold January morning as SGT Luke Porter stands guard.  Porter is a medic with the Old Guard—the 3rd Infantry Regiment—the oldest active-duty infantry unit in the Army.  Porter's family and friends watched as he completed his final tour of duty as sentinel.

Double Honor: Medic Completes Sentinel Tour at Tomb of the Unknowns

Although all service in the U.S. military is honorable, few duty stations carry more pride, more admiration, and more dignity than the sentinel walk at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery....READ MORE

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