just experienced the services of one of our own, we are mindful of the
respect due those of our military who, through the founding of our
country to today, have given their lives to provide us the opportunity
to live in the greatest nation ever founded... and to remind us of
the privileges we enjoy and are obligated to respect, adhere to preserve
for all of our descendents.
reminder: The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Chartered by Congress in
1921 to respect and honor the memory of the many who gave their lives,
unidentifiably, to protect and provide for us.
Tomb is the most respected and protected memorial in the world. It is
guarded 24 hours per day by a guard who serve ___ years in a regimen
unmatched by any. They are volunteers ranging from __' ___" to __' ___"
tall with a waist size not to exceed ___ inches. They march for ___
taking ___ steps across the front of the Monument; about-face for ___
seconds before marching to their other post. Their rifle is
_______________ at each about face.
They are responsible for crowd
control while _________________. If, knowingly marching in front of a
military veteran, they will lightly _____ their in acknowledgement.
Their off-duty time is spent, almost exclusively, in
______________________________ for their next _________________.
Medal for this duty is the only ______ that is __________________ for
breaking any of the pledges made when accepting _____ duty for the
remainder of _______________.
The blanks can be filled in at the June 21, 2023 General meeting.