Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Silences Crowd

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What happens when you are disrespectful at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Washington DC.

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  1. 12440096
    12440096 Jan 30, 2014

    ABSOLUTELY the correct thing to do!!! I applaud the Guard... HOOAH!!!

  2. LINDA5555
    LINDA5555 Jan 30, 2014


  3. danthaler
    danthaler Jan 30, 2014

    I wonder if the guard has orders to fire on anyone who tries to deface the tomb. The military takes that tomb REAL SERIOUS. If his rifle is loaded than why is it loaded?

  4. K0JMV
    K0JMV Jan 30, 2014

    About time!

  5. 9409044
    9409044 Jan 30, 2014


  6. sjoblom1
    sjoblom1 Jan 30, 2014

    In the 80s, the public could get much closer to the guards, but they had a chain around the area that was about 10 inches high. During the changing of the guard,I saw a Japanese tourist take two steps over the chain to get a better picture angle. I was moving to yank him back by the collar when one of the guards stopped, slowly turned around and quite firmly told the idiot to get back where he belonged. He got the message, despite the language barrier. I wish I had a video of that.

  7. 6047309
    6047309 Jan 31, 2014

    I am proud of this soldier. He had the boldess to confront the crowd and should receive a Commendation Medal.

  8. 12281970
    12281970 Feb 04, 2014

    Superb action by the GUARD. Full respect which our people in the country are forgetting.

  9. 31725219
    31725219 Feb 05, 2014

    A big BRAVO ZULU to this sentry. DSone by him the way it should be.

  10. cplmartinez
    cplmartinez Feb 05, 2014

    Because there are incredibly disrespectful turds out there that think the Tomb is a theme park! Stand at attention, shut up, maintain personal bearing and appropriate respect!

  11. 20003120
    20003120 Feb 05, 2014

    The tomb of the unknown soldier is for all to honor they gave their lives for us. Respect and Honor them.

  12. 32082414
    32082414 Feb 05, 2014

    It brought tears to my eyes to see 0 dislikes...allthumbs up!!! Pran J.L.Reichard USN Retired

  13. sgtrock1h
    sgtrock1h Feb 05, 2014

    Danthaler, the weapon the guard has no rounds, even the bayonet is for show only and is not sharp, The rifle and bayonet is only use for cermonial only. I do applaud the guard. OUTSTANDING!!!! SOLIDER !!! CARRY ON.

  14. 32106030
    32106030 Feb 05, 2014

    I'll bet this happens quite often, as many of the general public do not share the same RESPECT that the military does - HOORAH to the guard to "request" that respect (He did not ask for silence, he demanded it)- I hope that noisy bunch immediately turned around and left this hallowed place in shame.

  15. mickeefann
    mickeefann Feb 05, 2014

    Outstanding, absolute correct response by the guard.

    JJGKEMOSABE Feb 05, 2014

    R-E-S-P-E-C-T -- AT ALL TIMES !

  17. LindaMo
    LindaMo Feb 06, 2014

    Amen! Those soldiers were lost for our freedom, our ability to say and do things no matter what! Even if you don't agree with what they fought for, if you are going to visit a military monument, cemetary, Arlington, and especially the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers, show the respect that you would expect at your grave site, your families' grave sites, or even friends. I salute this soldier for standing up and making it clear that he would NOT put up for any disrespect!

  18. 27314109
    27314109 Feb 06, 2014

    Dear tourists: It IS fascinating to watch. It is NOT entertainment.

  19. 32050980
    32050980 Feb 06, 2014

    I couldn't believe they were doing it, I knew what was coming, he didn't loose his place either, he stopped on 14 steps and picked right back up and took 7 more.

  20. 85RN1222
    85RN1222 Feb 06, 2014

    This truly is an honor to watch. I remember being there with my kids and the soldier explaining that silence should be maintained and "no disrespect will be tolerated" during the ceremony. Someone laughed and he just glared at them! Well done soldier!

  21. DolphinPete54
    DolphinPete54 Feb 06, 2014

    I Love It. The Guard Did Exactly What He Was Supposed To Do. Outstanding, I Salute You.

  22. CPOLMS
    CPOLMS Feb 06, 2014

    One word. AWSOME

  23. 28753629
    28753629 Feb 07, 2014

    Yes Sir, there are few things in this country if any that command the respect that the Tomb of the Unknowns does. This young man is to be highly commended and those making the noise slapped up beside their disrespectful heads!!! Bob Rice, MSG RET

  24. airdaleva42
    airdaleva42 Feb 07, 2014


  25. 31848105
    31848105 Feb 11, 2014

    WEL DONE, SOLDIER! It's damn shame that he had to do this!

  26. waterdog3ret
    waterdog3ret Feb 12, 2014

    For those who think that the GUARD was wrong, OBVIOUSLY never served or served with disrespect. The GUARD should be praised for the demand of respect. There should be Military Police near by to remove those who would not show respect.

  27. 29237169
    29237169 Aug 05, 2017

    This will happens, when you bring a bunch of drunk people to a ceremony! Right? I'd wonder what is these people education level in military history? NONE!

  28. 29237169
    29237169 Aug 05, 2017

    Who invited the North Koreans, to this ceremony! Some Beaches!(:<#

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