• Sgt. 1st Class Alfred Lanier, Sergeant of the Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, stands for 21 seconds during his final walk on June 25. The number, 21, symbolizes the highest military honor that can be bestowed, the 21-gun salute.

    Sergeant of the Guard's last walk

    Sgt. 1st Class Alfred Lanier, Sergeant of the Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, stands for 21 seconds during his final walk on June 25. The number, 21, symbolizes the highest military honor that can be bestowed, the 21-gun salute.

  • Staff Sgt. Jonathan Brisiel, Assistant Sergeant of the Guard, inspects Sgt. 1st Class Alfred Lanier, Sergeant of the Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, before his final walk on June 25.

    Sergeant of the Guard's last walk

    Staff Sgt. Jonathan Brisiel, Assistant Sergeant of the Guard, inspects Sgt. 1st Class Alfred Lanier, Sergeant of the Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, before his final walk on June 25.

  • Sgt. 1st Class Alfred Lanier, Sergeant of the Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, returns to the Tomb quarters after his final changing of the guard on June 25.

    Sergeant of the Guard's last walk

    Sgt. 1st Class Alfred Lanier, Sergeant of the Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, returns to the Tomb quarters after his final changing of the guard on June 25.

  • Sgt. 1st Class Alfred Lanier, Sergeant of the Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, lays a rose at the Tomb in remembrance of his final walk on June 25. Sentinels lay roses signifying leaving the Tomb, and the love they have for the job and the Unknowns.

    Sergeant of the Guard's last walk

    Sgt. 1st Class Alfred Lanier, Sergeant of the Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, lays a rose at the Tomb in remembrance of his final walk on June 25. Sentinels lay roses signifying leaving the Tomb, and the love they have for the job and the Unknowns.

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