Almost everyone on the East Coast has taken refuge during Hurricane Sandy, almost. The soldiers guarding the The Tomb of the Unknown are still outside, even though the storm is expected to reach winds up to 80 mph.
Soldiers who were from the 3rd Infantry Regiment assigned stand infront of the the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and guard it were still standing as strong winds and heavy rain pelted their bodies in Washington D.C. on Monday afternoon, FOX News reported.
The weather conditions will continue to worsen as the storm is expected to last for nearly 36 hours, however the soldiers are continuing to guard the tomb that has been protected continuously since 1948.
Currently, there are no plans to remove the soliders from guarding the tomb.
The story has resignated with those who are stranded by the storm, with them taking to Twitter and sharing the story along with their thoughts:
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