D.C. TRIP PT.2: Arlington/Annapolis

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    :salute: to the men/women buried there...

    When I was there I saw a little girl, probably 6 or so, dropping toys on a grave and I was walking by and she goes "here's my daddy."

    The site was of a solider who had recently died in Iraq and was buried. She tried putting her Ipod on the grave but her mom said," Sweety daddy can't hear music anymore."

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    Arlington

    When the church pictures show...that's annapolis
     

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    Excellent shots Harrison. That is a place that I have not ever been and really want to visit.
     
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    Your never fully appreciate the sacrifice men and women make for this country until your there.........moving.
     
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    The tomb is of John Paul Jones who is under the church
     
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    Wow! I know the feeling Harrison. When my uncle was buried at West Point, I was overwhelmed. Great pics!
     
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    Great shots, bro! :salute:
     
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    Good shots Harrison. Very sobering. :salute:
     
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    Thanks guys!
     
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    Man that's heart breaking....
     
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    Thanks for sharing the photos...Derek
     
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    Moving shots Harrison, as with Aaron, that is always a place I want to see.
     
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    What an adventure, B. I too have strolled through Arlington balling my eyes out. The changing of the guard is a lifetime memory. I actually had a peek into their dressing room under the stands where nobody else was. The day was abnormally hot 100F+ (90+ humidity) and they had an small access door open for air (apparently no air conditioning in the dress room) Their demeanor and composure was no different than what you saw on display. No banter. Just mission. Most impressive.

    I left quickly for I felt that I was looking into a ritual of which I was not approved to witness.
     
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    Very cool! :cool:
     
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    Thanks Joe and Matt

    Matt,

    It was about 98F there and while waiting for the changing of the guard I was dripping sweat :oops:
     
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    Thanks for those pics Harrison...Very moving...
     
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    *bump

    For Memorial Day.
     
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