PHOTO: Despite Sandy, Soldiers Stand Guard At Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier

This is perhaps one of the more stunning pictures we’ve come across today:

According to the First Army Division East, which posted the picture on its Facebook page, the three soldiers of the 3rd Infantry Regiment stood guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier as the first heavy bands of rain from Hurricane Sandy moved across the Washington, D.C. area.

“The tomb,” they write, “has been guarded continuously since 1948.”

The U.S. Army has more information on the tomb.

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