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Coonridge Digest: Sgt. Geary and others stood their ground

Posted By On September 24, 2003 @ 8:00 am In Opinion | No Comments

by Freida Marie Crump

Greetin’s from the Ridge.

Sometimes you can distill a feeling into a single moment.

Army Sergeant 1st Class Fredrick Geary is 37 years old. He and his fellow officers had been given the job of guarding the tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington Cemetery last week.

The first soldier "known only to God" was buried there in 1921 and since 1930 various groups of seven

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