14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Soldier guarding the Tomb of the Unknown

The Tomb of the Unknown is guarded 24 hours a day 365 days a year. Rain or shine a soldier must guard the tomb as a form of respecting all those who lost their lives in service, and were never identified.

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Date Taken: 10.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Washington D.C. , District of Columbia, United States of America
Copyright: © Maria Cabezas