First African-American Tomb Sentinel at Arlington National Cemetery
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Tomb Sentinel Spc. Fred Moore, 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment "The Old Guard," walks his tour more than 50 years ago in humble reverence at the Tomb of the Unknowns, Arlington National Cemetery, Va. Moore became the first African-American Tomb Sentinel in March 1961. Members of The Old Guard have guarded the Tomb every second, of every day regardless of weather or holidays since April 6, 1948.
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