Monday, May 26, 2008

Old Guard Flags 61st Memorial Day

Old Guard Flags 61st Memorial DayOld Guard Sets 'Flags-In' for 61st Memorial Day Photo by Adam Skoczylas May 23, 2008 Flags stand vigil at gravesites in Arlington National Cemetary.
Some of the 265,000 flags placed at every grave at Arlington National Cemetery during Flags In tribute. The Flags In tradition began in 1948.

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"Old Guard" 3rd US Infantry Regiment BCT conducts ceremonies in order to maintain the traditions of the US Army, showcase the Army to our nation’s citizens and the world, and to defend the dignity and honor of our fallen comrades. On order, 3d Infantry Regiment BCT protects federal property and / or assists civilian authorities in the NCR in order to limit the effects of attacks or disasters. Old Guard 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment

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