Thursday, December 9, 2021

Crown Prince Haakon at Arlington National Cemetery

Earlier today, HRH Crown Prince Haakon laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery. in Arlington, Virginia.

The solemn ceremony was led by The Old Guard, the third US infantry regiment, which since 1948 has been guarding the cemetery 24 hours a day

The National Cemetery was founded during the American Civil War, while the unknown soldier's grave is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. The first unknown soldier to be buried there was a fallen soldier from World War I, who was buried on November 11, 1921.

all 3 photos @Det kongelige hoff

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