While Others Seek Shelter...

While Washington is closed down by Hurricane Sandy and the country is left to wonder why there was no attempt by our military to save our brave SEALs at Benghazi, one small group of Americans stands tall in the face of nature's adversity. I'd be willing to bet that in spite of their creed, the U.S. Postal Service is on hold until the storm passes, but not the Third Herd, the 3rd Infantry Regiment of the United States Army, whose proud members will be walking their posts at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier 24/7 throughout this fierce storm while others of their regiment may be serving in far-flung areas of conflict.. As reported by the military blog, This Ain't Hell (But you can see it from here), the 3rd Infantry Regiment, known traditionally as the Old Guard, and within the ranks of fellow soldiers as the Third Herd, is maintaining its presence at the Tomb, in Arlington National Cemetery, regardless of the weather conditions. These dedicated young sentinels, many of them combat...(Read Full Post)