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Tour of Historic "Old Guard" and Caisson Platoon

  • April 29, 2022
  • 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Joint Base Fort Myer-Henderson Hall
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  • Select if you are a current, paid member of MOSCDC.

The 3d U.S. Infantry, traditionally known as "The Old Guard," is the oldest active-duty infantry unit in the Army, serving our nation since 1784. The Old Guard is the Army's official ceremonial unit and escort to the president, and it also provides security for Washington, D.C., in the time of national emergency or civil disturbance. Specific mission elements of note are the guardianship of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the Caisson Platoon, Fife and Drums Corps, Continental Color Guard, and U.S. Army Drill Team

What: Exclusive Tour of Historic 3d U.S. Infantry "Old Guard" and Caisson Platoons

Tour Features Include:
  • Tour of the "Old Guard," Ceremonial Guardians of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
  • Tour of the Caisson Platoon and Stables
  • Private Live Performances by U.S. Army Drill Team and Fife and Drum Corps

When: Friday, April 29, 2022 | 9:45 am-12:30 pm | Tour Begins Promptly at 10 am

Where: Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall 

  • Parking | 201 Jackson Ave., Fort Myer, VA 22211
  • Meet Bus at Patton Hall | 214 Jackson Ave. Fort Myer, VA 22211

Tour Locations (Bus Transportation Provided) Include:

  • Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Ampitheater | Arlington National Cemetery
  • Caisson Platoon and Stables | Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall

Who: MOSCDC Member and Guest (Age 12 and Above)*

*Any guest or MOSCDC Member who does not have a valid, current Department of Defense I.D. Card must go to the Fort Myer Visitor Center for processing and be at Patton Hall no later than 9:45 am. Visit this link for more security information: Access Control & Gate Information

Cost Per Person: Free

R.S.V.P. Date: Kindly let MOSCDC Reservations know if you'll be attending by, Friday, April 22,2022.

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