There are very few things on this planet that we will definitively state you must see. Across the Potomac River, opposite the Washington Monument, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, at Arlington National Cemetary, is something you definitely have to experience and see firsthand. The aura surrounding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and those who guard it is surreal. It is haunting, mesmerizing and humbling. The realization of what war and what liberty costs, hits with unrelenting force. With each click of the heels, it sends shockwaves through the chest.
Many veterans and those currently serving have adopted the idea and/or phrase that we honor those that have fallen with how we live. When you watch the guards at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, you see that honor on full display. The precision, the attention to detail, the authority and demand for respect is unparalleled. In all weather, in all circumstances the men and women of the 3rd Infantry Regiment act as sentinels, safeguarding the unknowns who have given their lives in the defense of this great nation. Through hurricanes, heat, snow the sentries remain, strengthened by the love they have for those lost and unknown, they walk their post with resolve.If there is one memorial you see while in the Washington D.C. area, you ought to visit the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. As you look out upon the vast fields of marble and heroes laid beneath, remember what great love men and women of this nation have for the people of this land. As they died, as they sacrificed, they did it for all of us, they did it for the men and women to the left and to the right.
We strongly recommend to everyone, make the journey to give honor and respect to those whose devotion to our ideals and their brothers cost them everything including their identity, so that we may gain everything.