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The Old Guard
Official Escort to the President of the United States and the Nation's Premier Memorial Affairs and Ceremonial unit. (Following, RTs and links ≠ Endorsement)
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The Old Guard Jun 14
The U.S. Military community serving in the National Capital Region start off the morning right with a run to celebrate the U.S. Army Birthday! Here’s to 244 years of serving in defense this nation.
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The Old Guard May 25
As thunder shook the ground, rains washed down and winds literally snapped century-old trees in half, A Tomb Sentinel moved through the elements with precision and grace toward the tomb. He knelt and placed a U.S. flag to honor the Unknowns. Only a few witnessed it.
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The Old Guard May 3
It's almost !! So naturally, we here at The Old Guard couldn't resist the chance to try out our new sabers! Hey, , when is the rest of "the force" getting their lightsabers?!
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The Old Guard Mar 12
Bethel Killman, a World War II Veteran who served in The Old Guard and fought in The Battle of the Bulge, is turning 100 years of age on March 17th! If you would like to send a birthday card to Bethel, send it to: Bethel Killman, 966 Wilson Road Scottsburg, IN 47170
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The Old Guard Feb 25
Before Black History Month comes to a close, the would like to recognize some of the trailblazing African Americans in U.S. Army history. Find the full video on the Facebook page.
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The Old Guard Feb 20
Sword & Saber qualification demands perfection from officers and NCOs who will eventually lead a formation in ceremonies.
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The Old Guard Jan 16
Replying to @USArmyOldGuard
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The Old Guard Jan 16
The weather may have changed but the mission will not.
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The Old Guard Dec 21
Replying to @WValderrama
Great! Feel free to send us a DM and we’ll coordinate! Thank You for honoring the Unknowns and our Service-members.
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The Old Guard Dec 20
Replying to @WValderrama
We would love for you to come back and give you a tour of the Tomb Quarters !
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The Old Guard Dec 6
The Presidential Salute Battery will be firing from Whipple Field on Joint Base Myer - Henderson Hall at 5p.m. We will be going LIVE to show the final salute to the nation to honor. #41
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The Old Guard Dec 5
The is humbled to provide world-class ceremonial support in honor of former president George H.W. Bush.
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The Old Guard Dec 4
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The Old Guard Dec 2
events for began this morning on Joint Base Myer - Henderson Hall with the Presidential Salute Battery and The United States Army Band. A round will fire every half hour throughout the day honoring our past president. Follow us this week for more.
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U.S. Army Nov 30
Rest in Peace 41st President, George H.W. Bush and WWII veteran, passed at 94, Nov. 30. His time and legacy in office and to our country will not be forgotten. Our deepest condolences to the Bush Family.
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The Old Guard Nov 27
Thank you to the for having the from the at your game.
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The Old Guard Nov 19
is celebrated every November. It recognizes and honors Military Families for their numerous contributions and daily sacrifices to the and the nation.
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The Old Guard Nov 1
The thanks Master Sgt. William E. Daniel (Retired), for everything you did and your time of service.
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The Old Guard Oct 16
,left, and honorees pose for a group photo during a Salute from the Chief ceremony in Conmy Hall on Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va., Oct. 16, 2018.
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The Old Guard Oct 11
from the retired the M9 Pistols, used in over 11,000 days of service. Replacing them will be new M17 Pistol specially made for the Sentinels at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. photo by Spc. Gabriel Silva
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