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Sgt. Benton Thames, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (2012)




Genre: Speech, News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Arlington, Virginia

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2012-09-19

Duration: 00:28:22

Subjects: Military | Rotary Club of Baton Rouge | Thames, Benton | United States. Army | Arlington National Cemetery (Arlington, Va.) | Tomb of the Unknowns (Va.)


  • Thames, Benton Speaker


A speech by Sergeant Benton Thames before the Baton Rouge Rotary Club on September 19, 2012. Sergeant Thames enlisted in the United States Army in 2006 and was assigned to the Honor Guard Company. He discusses his experiences in standing guard for the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery.