In remembrance of the brave men and women who gave their lives so America and others could be free, we thought it appropriate to share with you this information regarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
1. How many steps does the guard take during his walk across the Tomb of the Unknown and why?
21 steps. It alludes to the twenty-one gun salute, which is the highest honor given any military or foreign dignitary.
2. How long does he hesitate after his about face to begin his return walk and why?