They steadfastly guard the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, fire twenty-one gun salutes at funerals in Arlington National Cemetery, and proudly defend our nation’s capital. They are young men of stature, strength, endurance, patriotism, courage, and honor. They are men of the Old Guard, chosen for their good character, straight, tall posture, and physical abilities. The Honor Guard of the US Army is made up of young men who serve our nation, as all soldiers serve America. Their duty is to guard with honor.
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Dan, a young honor guardsman from Pennsylvania, falls in love at first sight when the girl of his dreams amazingly appears before him. Their eyes meet, and he is hopelessly entranced.
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This is a wonderful love story and a historically accurate depiction of Washington, DC, and the Old Guard of Fort Myer, Virginia.
It is springtime of 1973 in DC. Love is blooming along with the cherry blossoms … the perfect setting for romance and young love.