VFW awards Gold Medal of Merit to TOG
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States award the Gold Medal of Merit to the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) for esteemed recognition of its timeless dedication and uninterrupted commitment to its mission of providing security to the nation's capital while serving as the U. S. Army's Official Ceremonial Unit to include guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery. Regimental Commander, Col. David Anders, Sergeant of the Guard, Sgt. First Class Alfred Lanier, and Regimental Command Sergeant Major David Martel, respectively, accept the award on behalf of the Regiment on March 8 at the Hyatt Regency, Arlington, Va.

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