Out of history, first African-American Tomb Guard recalls journey
Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Megan Garcia
SP4 Fred Moore, Tomb Sentinel, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), walks his tour in humble reverence at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetery, Va. Moore became the first African-American Tomb Sentinel in March of 1961. Members of The Old Guard have guarded the Tomb every second, of every day regardless of weather or holidays since April 6, 1948. (Courtesy photo)
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