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Fort Myer in Arlington in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

3d United States Infantry

 
 
3d United States Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), July 27, 2019
1. 3d United States Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated to the
past and present members of
the
3d United States Infantry
(The Old Guard)


who served their country in
war and peace since 1784 earning
51 battle honors and who, since 1948,
have served as the guardians
of our nation's capital and
escort to the President of the United States

 
Erected 1998 by The Old Guard Association.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries series list.
 
Location. 38° 52.543′ N, 77° 4.364′ W. Marker is in Arlington, Virginia, in Arlington County. It is in Fort Myer. Memorial is on Porter Avenue east of Arlington Cemetery, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Wilson Avenue, Fort Myer VA 22211, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. United States Army 8th Air Force (within shouting distance of this marker); 508 Parachute Infantry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); Tomb of the Unknowns
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(within shouting distance of this marker); General George C. Marshall (within shouting distance of this marker); 416th Bombardment Group (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); America's Army (about 400 feet away); The Memorial Carillon at Arlington National Cemetery (about 400 feet away); Vietnam War Helicopter Pilots and Crewmembers Memorial (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2023. It was originally submitted on July 27, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 124 times since then and 13 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 27, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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