During a severe rainstorm, Lieutenant Jessica Kwiatkowski, a female soldier of Polish descent serving in the American Army, stood guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington. A video of her remarkable service surfaced on the internet. The Pentagon commended her with utmost praise.
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Amidst the storm, with hurricane-force winds and heavy rain, Jessica Kwiatkowski stood guard at the Arlington cemetery in the USA. As the sentinel of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from the infantry regiment, she marched relentlessly in the midst of the torrential downpour until the end of her duty.
“The duty in such conditions was not easy,” conveyed the Pentagon. It was added that the lieutenant demonstrated determination, unwavering resolve, and utmost professionalism.
“I was surprised that the wind did not blow off my cap.”
Jessica Kwiatkowski concluded her duty before the storm began. However, her replacement did not have suitable attire for the approaching tempest. In that situation, the superior decided that Lieutenant Kwiatkowski would return to her post.
A video emerged on the internet, showcasing Jessica Kwiatkowski marching in strong winds. “I was surprised that the wind did not blow off my cap,” she disclosed in her conversation with the Pentagon.
Jessica Kwiatkowski has been a sentinel of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier for eight months.
Soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Regiment stand guard at the Arlington cemetery. The changing of the guard serves as a tourist attraction and takes place every half hour in the summer and every hour in the winter.
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