Flags In 2013

By 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) May 23, 2013

Soldiers of the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), march into Arlington National Cemetery, Va. in preparation for "Flags In", May 23. Soldiers from the regiment placed flags in front of more than 260,000 gravestones and approximately 7,300 niches at the cemetery's columbarium. The Old Guard has honored America's fallen heroes through this tradition for the past 65 years. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jose A. Torres Jr.)
1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers of the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), march into Arlington National Cemetery, Va. in preparation for "Flags In", May 23. Soldiers from the regiment placed flags in front of more than 260,000 gravestones and approximately 7,300 niches at the cemetery's columbarium. The Old Guard has honored America's fallen heroes through this tradition for the past 65 years. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jose A. Torres Jr.) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Jose A. Torres, Jr.) VIEW ORIGINAL
Sgt. Titus Fields, infantryman, Honor Guard Company, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), places an American flag in front of a grave stone in Arlington National Cemetery, Va., May 23. This tradition, known as "Flags In," has been conducted annually since The Old Guard was designated as the Army's official ceremonial unit in 1948. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Jose A. Torres Jr.)
2 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. Titus Fields, infantryman, Honor Guard Company, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), places an American flag in front of a grave stone in Arlington National Cemetery, Va., May 23. This tradition, known as "Flags In," has been conducted annually since The Old Guard was designated as the Army's official ceremonial unit in 1948. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Jose A. Torres Jr.) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Jose A Torres Jr) VIEW ORIGINAL
Capt. Nicholas Stout, company commander, Honor Guard Company,3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), places a small American Flag in front of a grave in Arlington National Cemetery, Va., May 23. Nearly 1,200 Soldiers from The Old Guard placed flags in front of more than 260,000 gravestones and approximately 7,300 niches at the cemetery's columbarium. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Luisito Brooks)
3 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Capt. Nicholas Stout, company commander, Honor Guard Company,3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), places a small American Flag in front of a grave in Arlington National Cemetery, Va., May 23. Nearly 1,200 Soldiers from The Old Guard placed flags in front of more than 260,000 gravestones and approximately 7,300 niches at the cemetery's columbarium. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Luisito Brooks) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Luisito Brooks) VIEW ORIGINAL
Spc. Brock Bowers, infantryman, Honor Guard Company, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), renders honors to Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. Dwight H. Johnson after placing a flag on his grave during Flags In in Arlington National Cemetery, Va., May 23. The Old Guard has honored America's fallen heroes by placing American flags before the gravestones and niches of service members buried in Arlington National Cemetery for the past 65 years. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Luisito Brooks)
4 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Spc. Brock Bowers, infantryman, Honor Guard Company, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), renders honors to Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. Dwight H. Johnson after placing a flag on his grave during Flags In in Arlington National Cemetery, Va., May 23. The Old Guard has honored America's fallen heroes by placing American flags before the gravestones and niches of service members buried in Arlington National Cemetery for the past 65 years. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Luisito Brooks) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Luisito Brooks) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers of the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), place American flags in front of fallen veteran's gravestones during "Flags In" , May 23, in Arlington National Cemetery, Va. The Old Guard has honored America's fallen heroes by placing American flags before the gravestones and niches of service members buried in Arlington National Cemetery for the past 65 years. (U.S. army photo by Sgt. Jose A. Torres Jr.)
5 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers of the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), place American flags in front of fallen veteran's gravestones during "Flags In" , May 23, in Arlington National Cemetery, Va. The Old Guard has honored America's fallen heroes by placing American flags before the gravestones and niches of service members buried in Arlington National Cemetery for the past 65 years. (U.S. army photo by Sgt. Jose A. Torres Jr.) (Photo Credit: Sgt Jose A Torres Jr) VIEW ORIGINAL

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