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October 31, 2012 at 7:11pm

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October 31, 2012 at 7:06pm

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• #### As the Federal Gov. Shuts Down, Guess Who Is Still Standing Guard

October 29, 2012 at 10:06pm

ARLINGTON CEMETERY

Jeopardy
Question:

On
Jeopardy the other night, the final question was
“How many steps does the guard take during his
walk across the tomb of the Unknowns” —-
All three contestants missed it! –

This
is really an awesome sight to watch if you’ve
Very fascinating.

Tomb
of the Unknown Soldier

1.
How many steps does the guard take during his
walk across the tomb of the Unknowns
and why?

21
steps:
It
alludes to the twenty-one gun salute which
is the
highest honor given any military or foreign
dignitary.

2.
How long does he hesitate after his about face
to begin his return
walk and why?

21
seconds for the same reason as answer number
1

3.
Why are his gloves wet?

His
gloves are moistened to prevent his losing his
grip on the rifle.

4.
Does he carry his rifle on the same shoulder all
the time
and, if
not, why not?

He
carries the rifle on the shoulder away from the
tomb. After his march across the
path, he
executes an about face and moves the rifle to
the outside shoulder.

5.
How often are the guards changed?

Guards
are changed every thirty minutes,
twenty-four hours a day, 365 days a
year.

6.
What are the physical traits of the guard
limited to?

For
a person to apply for guard duty at the tomb, he
must be
between 5′ 10′ and 6′ 2′ tall and
his waist size cannot exceed 30.

They
must commit 2 years of life to guard the tomb,
live in

• #### As the Federal Gov. Shuts Down, Guess Who Is Still Standing Guard

October 29, 2012 at 10:00pm

Thought you would be interested

God bless our soldiers!

ARLINGTON CEMETERY

Jeopardy
Question:

On
Jeopardy the other night, the final question was
“How many steps does the guard take during his
walk across the tomb of the Unknowns” —-
All three contestants missed it! –

This
is really an awesome sight to watch if you’ve
Very fascinating.

Tomb
of the Unknown Soldier

1.
How many steps does the guard take during his
walk across the tomb of the Unknowns
and why?

21
steps:
It
alludes to the twenty-one gun salute which
is the
highest honor given any military or foreign
dignitary.

2.
How long does he hesitate after his about face
to begin his return
walk and why?

21
seconds for the same reason as answer number
1

3.
Why are his gloves wet?

His
gloves are moistened to prevent his losing his
grip on the rifle.

4.
Does he carry his rifle on the same shoulder all
the time
and, if
not, why not?

He
carries the rifle on the shoulder away from the
tomb. After his march across the
path, he
executes an about face and moves the rifle to
the outside shoulder.

5.
How often are the guards changed?

Guards
are changed every thirty minutes,
twenty-four hours a day, 365 days a
year.

6.
What are the physical traits of the guard
limited to?

For
a person to apply for guard duty at the tomb, he
must be
between 5′ 10′ and 6′ 2′ tall and
his waist size cannot exceed 30.