The Old Guard

Cliff Owen/AP Photo Army Col. Matthew Rasmussen, of the Army Military District of Washington, wipes tears from his eyes Thursday while visiting the grave of Army Staff Sgt. Richard Tieman of Waynesboro, Pa., as he and members of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, also known as The Old Guard, place flags at grave sites at Arlington National Cemetery in preparation for Memorial Day. Tieman died May 18, 2010, in Kabul, Afghanistan of wounds suffered in a suicide car bombing.

Army Col. Matthew Rasmussen, of the Army Military District of Washington, wipes tears from his eyes Thursday while visiting the grave of Army Staff Sgt. Richard Tieman of Waynesboro, Pa., as he and members of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, also known as The Old Guard, place flags at grave sites at Arlington National Cemetery in preparation for Memorial Day. Tieman died May 18, 2010, in Kabul, Afghanistan of wounds suffered in a suicide car bombing.

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