• Two Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) place American flags at the graves in Arlington National Cemetery.  Since 1948, Soldiers of The Old Guard and other have been placing flags at each grave in the cemetery.

    A tradition of respect

    Two Soldiers from the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) place American flags at the graves in Arlington National Cemetery. Since 1948, Soldiers of The Old Guard and other have been placing flags at each grave in the cemetery.

  • President Barack H. Obama and Maj. Gen. Richard J. Rowe Jr., bow their heads in reflection after President Obama presented a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery.

    A moment of reflection

    President Barack H. Obama and Maj. Gen. Richard J. Rowe Jr., bow their heads in reflection after President Obama presented a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery.

  • Cpl. Adam Boutross inspects the weapon of an oncoming Tomb Sentinel at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day.  Sentinels at the Tomb constantly guard the Unknowns interred at the Tomb.

    Inspection at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

    Cpl. Adam Boutross inspects the weapon of an oncoming Tomb Sentinel at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day. Sentinels at the Tomb constantly guard the Unknowns interred at the Tomb.

  • A flag stands in front of a gravesite in Arlington National Cemetery.  Each year, members of the military honor guards place flags at each grave in the cemetery as a way to honor the sacrifices of American veterans.

    Honoring the Fallen

    A flag stands in front of a gravesite in Arlington National Cemetery. Each year, members of the military honor guards place flags at each grave in the cemetery as a way to honor the sacrifices of American veterans.

  • A platoon of Soldiers from Honor Guard Company, 4th Battalion, 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), stand during a presidential wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery.  The platoon is led by Capt. John Johnson.

    Honor Guard stands to represent Army at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

    A platoon of Soldiers from Honor Guard Company, 4th Battalion, 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), stand during a presidential wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. The platoon is led by...

  • Sgt. 1st Class Ismael de los Santos, a senior fife insturmentalist with The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, places a flag at a grave in Section 33 of Arlington National Cemetery during Flags In.  Since 1948, The Old Guard has been participating in Flags In.

    Remembering America'a heroes

    Sgt. 1st Class Ismael de los Santos, a senior fife insturmentalist with The Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, places a flag at a grave in Section 33 of Arlington National Cemetery during Flags In. Since 1948, The Old Guard has been participating in Flags...

  • Assisted by Sergeant of the Guard Sgt. 1st Class Alfred Lanier, President Barack H. Obama places a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery.  Obama presented the wreath to honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice while defending the United States.

    President Obama places wreath

    Assisted by Sergeant of the Guard Sgt. 1st Class Alfred Lanier, President Barack H. Obama places a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. Obama presented the wreath to honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice...

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