The Tomb of Unknowns is located in Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. It is a monument dedicated to U.S. military members who gave their lives and whose remains are unknown. It’s a place of respect and honor for those who have served and died for our country.
Of course we all know, since Obama has been in office there hasn’t been much respect for our military, so it’s no surprise that “rude” things happen at sacred places such as this.
In most cases when polite and respectful people visit this grave or any grave for that matter, they come to pay their respects. They’re quiet. They’re respectful. Some even stop and pray, but that’s not what happened here.
- As you can see, people actually laughed while visiting this grave or tomb. How disgusting!!!
- The soldier then stated: “It is requested that everyone maintains a level of silence and respect!!!!”
I’m appalled that people are actually laughing at a tomb. A tomb that honors soldiers from WWI, WWII, Korean and Vietnam Wars, that gave their lives for our freedom. The same freedom that allows them to visit this site. To laugh at a tomb or grave of a soldier is such an insult!! What is wrong with these people?! Just because Obama doesn’t give our military respect doesn’t mean everyone else doesn’t have to either. Come on people!
If you know anything about the Tomb of the Unknowns you know there is a panel with the inscribed the words:
- HERE RESTS IN
- HONORED GLORY
- AN AMERICAN
- KNOWN BUT TO GOD
The soldiers who guard the Unknowns are from the Army. The Army takes the lead in all joint service ceremonies.
In May of this past year, a documentary was produced by two Army veterans, Ethan Morse and Neal Schrodetzki called “The Unknowns.” It takes viewers behind-the-scenes to see the rigorous training process that soldiers go through to prepare them to serve at the Tomb.
Morse said that he and Schrodetzki set out to make “The Unknowns” because they believe that America’s unidentified heroes “deserve to be remembered to all future generations.”
More specifically, it was after their squad leader, Adam Dickmyer, was killed in Afghanistan on Oct. 28, 2010, the two decided to take action.
Watch the trailer for “The Unknowns” below:
Great movie! If you get a chance go see it!
And remember, next time you visit Tomb of the Unknowns – silence and respect are requested in honor of those who fought and died for our freedom!
Remember – Don’t be ignorant and don’t be rude…just because others are. Show respect will you!?