I'm confident they see their discomfort as nothing compared to the sacrifice of those honored by the memorial.
On a side note, I think this is a great organization. http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org
Thank you to all veterans out there.
The dedication ceremony of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington DC in 1982 was very tough for me. I lost several buddies in 1968 and I could hardly contain myself while reading their names on the Wall. I reserved a few moments every day for those guys.
It is said these guards vow to walk their post even during Sandy, like W1ngin1t said, every minute of everyday since April 6, 1948. The honor and dedication these men exhibit is unprecedented. God Bless our men and women service members and those in public service.
The commitment these soldiers have to the Old Guard is remarkable, once you become an Honor Guard at the Tomb of the Unknowns your always one. Your oath of service never expires. As was written "Soldiers never die until they are forgotten, the Tomb Guards never forget."
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