Photo: Elizabeth Fraser/U.S. Army/Arlington National Cemetery via Getty Images Caption: In this handout photo provided by the US Army/Arlington National, A soldier assigned to 1st Battalion, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) renders honors during the funeral for U.S. Army Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Robert M. Belch in Section 68 of Arlington National Cemetery, April 14, 2020 in Arlington, Virginia. Given current health protection guidance from the Secretary of Defense, Old Guard Soldiers wear face coverings to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 while executing the Memorial Affairs mission. Command Sgt. Maj. Belch served in the Army for 26 years, where he was a Combat Engineer with the 42nd Infantry, 142nd Combat Engineer Battalion, Rainbow Division, as a decorated World War II veteran, he earned several commendations that included the Legion of Merit.