The Highest Honor
Staff Sergeant Brian Blackmore, of the 3rd Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard). He is the Second Relief Commander at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. Staff Sergeant Brian Blackmore been assigned to the 3rd since November 2012 and with the Tomb Platoon since May 2013. He leads a relief of soldiers, anywhere from 511 soldiers, and he is responsible for maintaining the highest standards and traditions of the Army and guarding one of the nation’s precious war memorials. When you see the changing of the guard Staff Sergeant Brian Blackmore is in charge of inspecting and posting the new Soldier taking his position. His home church Home church is Divine Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Garland, Texas and is currently attending with his family at Trinity Lutheran Church, Woodbridge, VA.