Friday, May 04, 2007

God Save the Queen

Several of us from Gardner's Company received a huge honor today. Several of our guys were invited to serve as an honor guard for the Queen of England's visit today, and boy was it awesome!

At first it seemed that the women of Gardner's were going to be grouped along with the public, which was fine, but things improved dramatically once we were on site.

We were able to commandeer a most excellent vantage point.














And we were able to see just about everything from here, particularly our guys looking absolutely splended as the honor guard when the Queen left the Fort. Ron is in the foreground and Tom is in the background (most clearly, anyway). You can see Harv as well.

How awesome was that!

4 Comments:

Anonymous Susan said...

That's so cool!!!!

8:43 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

That is pretty darn awesome! Great photos too. :)

Ari (Baking and Books)

2:31 PM  
Anonymous 1 Second Needles said...

It must have been really exciting to see the men escort the Queen. Few people get to attend something like this. Thank you for sharing and including pictures.

11:03 AM  
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