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Summer Walkabouts : Arlington Cemetary

Summer has been busy here.  We’ve had family visiting from other places, gone to visit family ourselves, and had a wedding reception.  Most of that was within one month!  It’s been a great summer!

We took an opportunity when family was visiting to go with them to some of the sights nearby.  One place we visited was Arlington Cemetary.

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The view of Washington, DC from Kennedy’s tomb is spectacular.

We also went to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

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And saw the changing of the guard.  It was 95 degrees that day.  Not including the heat index.

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There is someone guarding the tomb 24 hours a day / 7 days a week, rain, sleet, snow or sun.  The qualifications for the assignment are intense and those that receive it, take it very seriously.

 

We didn’t complain about the heat.

 

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