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October 31, 2012 at 7:11pm
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October 31, 2012 at 7:06pm
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October 29, 2012 at 10:06pm
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! –
is really an awesome sight to watch if you’ve
never had the chance.
of the Unknown Soldier
How many steps does the guard take during his
walk across the tomb of the Unknowns
alludes to the twenty-one gun salute which
highest honor given any military or foreign
How long does he hesitate after his about face
to begin his return
walk and why?
seconds for the same reason as answer number
Why are his gloves wet?
gloves are moistened to prevent his losing his
grip on the rifle.
Does he carry his rifle on the same shoulder all
not, why not?
carries the rifle on the shoulder away from the
tomb. After his march across the
executes an about face and moves the rifle to
the outside shoulder.
How often are the guards changed?
are changed every thirty minutes,
twenty-four hours a day, 365 days a
What are the physical traits of the guard
a person to apply for guard duty at the tomb, he
between 5′ 10′ and 6′ 2′ tall and
his waist size cannot exceed 30.
must commit 2 years of life to guard the tomb,
In reply to huey6367's comment on the story 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!
In reply to the story As the Federal Gov. Shuts Down, Guess Who Is Still Standing Guard
October 29, 2012 at 10:15pm
October 29, 2012 at 10:31pm
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