snows in the Washington, D.C. Metro Area in early February 2010 caused
Cemetery to be closed to the public over the weekend of 6 and 7 February and during the week
on Monday through Thursday, 8-11 February 2011.
took place as scheduled on Monday through Wednesday, but were in doubt
for Thursday, as
additional heavy snowfall took place on Wedneday.
the storms, the Tomb Guards of the Third United States Infantry (The Old
at the Tomb of the Unknowns maintained their vigil, as they always do, keeping guard over
the unknowns at rest there.
Snow almost covers some of the headstones at Arlington National Cemetery Tuesday, February 9, 2010
A sentinel of The Old Guard walks at the The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington
National Cemetery, Tuesday, February 9, 2010
Posted: 10 February 2010
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