While rain whips around them and the wind starts to pick up in Washington, D.C., the sentinels of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier haven't stepped down from their posts.
The powerful image above comes from the official Facebook account of the "Old Guard," which watches over the Tomb. (An earlier, widely seen image on the Internet from hmack3's Instagram account, wasn't actually taken today, according to the official Twitter account of the Old Guard.)
Now this is sticking with your fallen brothers through thick and thin.
Meanwhile, Hurricane Sandy has started to make itself be felt in New Jersey. According to Atlantic City's public safety director, most of the city is now underwater. The image below is from an Instagram user who captioned that most of the famous boardwalk is now floating uptown.
We'll have more as the day goes on.