Tomb of the Unknown Soldier


Soldiers Never Die Until They Are Forgotten

Tomb Guards Never Forget

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Centennial

One Hundred Years of Sacrifice

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

~ 1921 to 2021 ~

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Society of the Honor Guard

Education. Preservation. Assistance.

Continuing the Mission

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Serving at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (Tomb) was a defining period in the lives of Tomb Guards. Although Tomb Guards come from every state in the United States of America (U.S.) and every walk of life, they are forever bonded through their shared experience of service at the Tomb. A strong bond was formed through an extremely demanding and humbling experience.


Latest News

Tomb Guard Myth Series #2 Released

Tomb Guards have extensive knowledge of the history behind the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. Over the years we have found that there are many myths surrounding this...

“In Valor There is Hope”

On May 11, 2022 SFC (Ret) Chelsea Porterfield (2020-21) was the key note speaker during the Federal Protective Service annual wreath ceremony during National Police Week in Washington DC. As a former...

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Membership

Our membership consists of former and current Tomb Guards, family members of deceased Tomb Guards, and patriotic individuals and organizations that have an affinity for the Society mission. Some of the benefits we offer are:

  • Member Exclusive Merchandise
  • Scholarships
  • Society Exclusive Events
  • Quarterly Newsletters


Support the Society

The Society of the Honor Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (SHGTUS) is able to provide our programs, events, assistance, scholarships, and services due to the generosity of its members, organizations, and individuals. SHGTUS does not receive institutional funding. Note: The Society of the Honor Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is a 501(c)(3) organization, so your contributions may be fully tax deductible.