Usually at the ceremony for the changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Unkown Soldier in Arlington Cemetery in Washington, D. C., it's a very quiet and solemn affair. It's been a few years since I was there, but I captured a video that day that was pretty interesting. Just as the ceremony was wrapping up, a choir began practicing for a competition that was going to take place later that afternoon. The choir's singing made for a very nice soundtrack to the changing of the guard ceremony. I've extracted the audio here and put it with some other clips of the ceremony as a whole.
If you've not seen the changing of the guard before, it is something I always enjoy having a chance to see. I love having a chance to walk through the Arlington Cemetery for half a day or so. It is a spot well worth visiting.
My apologies for the shaky quality of the video. I was a bit far away from the tomb, and had to use a higher power zoom than I normally like for video. It turned out cold and windy that day (and snowed later that night), so my hand wasn't quite as steady as I'd like for a video.
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