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“Soldiers assigned to the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), participate in an Army Full Honor Funeral for 1st Lt. Weston C. Lee in Arlington National Cemetery, Va., May 25, 2017. Weston was a paratrooper assigned to 1st Battalion, 325th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Ft Bragg, NC who was killed in action while fighting in Mosul, Iraq on April 29, 2017.” (U.S. Army photos by Sgt. George Huley)

- Until Valhalla, my Friend.

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Flags in 2015

Soldiers from the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) have a duty to respectfully honor America’s sons and daughters who have lost their lives in defense of this great nation. “Flags In” is a four hour event in which over 1,000 Soldiers from The Old Guard remember Service-members in Arlington National Cemetery, Va. by placing a flag on the over 228,000 headstones in the cemetery. Soldiers in The Old Guard have held this honor and privilege of conducting “Flags In” since 1948.