Tomb of Unknown Soldier Guarded During Hurricane

'The Old Guard' posts photos on Facebook
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 29, 2011 12:04 PM CDT
Tomb of Unknown Soldier Guarded During Hurricane Irene
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is guarded during Hurricane Irene.   (Facebook)

(Newser) – Despite the nasty weather Hurricane Irene hurled at Arlington, Virginia, over the weekend, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery was still guarded. The 3rd US Infantry Regiment posted photos from the weekend on Facebook, noting that “members of The Old Guard have guarded the Tomb every second, of every day regardless of weather or holidays since April 6, 1948.” More pictures here. (Read more Tomb of the Unknowns stories.)

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