the old guard association TOGA was formed as a result of a conversation between the Regimental Commander and a former Old Guardsman during the 1998 Veteran’s Day observation at Arlington National Cemetery. The "Old Guard," one of the oldest and most respected Infantry Regiments in the United States Army, has the awesome responsibility of both guarding the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery, but also for escorting deceased Army servicemembers to their final rest in the "Gardens of Stone," as Arlington is sometimes called. The "Old.
Aug 25, 2012 · Fort Myer: Home of the Old Guard - See 102 traveler reviews, 72 candid photos, and great deals for Arlington, VA, at TripAdvisor.5/5(102). 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), Arlington, VA. 302,611 likes · 11,503 talking about this. Welcome to the Official Facebook Fan page of the 3rd 4.8/5(246).
Jul 01, 2011 · Most of the soldiers of The Old Guard, as these men are known, are between 18 and 24 years old. Their mission is to stand guard at these funerals, day after day, week after week.Author: HANK DISSELKAMP. Jan 11, 2013 · Every military funeral the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) conducts in Arlington National Cemetery includes a firing party. These 8 Soldiers are tasked with firing 3 rifle volleys during.
May 04, 2009 · Is anyone interested in helping administer the Arlington, VA before 1990 group? Essentially the only "administrating" I do is every month or so I search Flickr for Arlington photos with years 1920-1989 (yes, about 60 separate searches). Well, now you can through membership in "The Old Guard Association," a group made up of those who also served in the United States Army's oldest and proudest Infantry Regiment. Click on "The Old Guard" crest below in order to obtain more information about joining this fine organization.