Welcome to the Newest Tomb Guards

January 18, 2016 | Knowledge Corner

These are the most recent Tomb Guard Identification Badges (TGIB) earned:

On November 17th, 2015 Specialist Dakota Wilburn earned TGIB #635

On November 17th, 2015 Private First Class Justin Robinson earned TGIB #636

On November 17th 2015 Specialist Aaron Zachary Lopez-Stoner earned TGOB #637, and became a SHGTUS Member.

On December 11th, 2015 Staff Sergeant John Massey earned TGIB #638, and became a SHGTUS Member.

On January 14th, 2016, Private First Class Seth Barbrow earned TGIB #639.

Today, January 18th, Sergeant First Class Paul K. Basso completed training to become the newest Sergeant of the Guard. He is TGIB #484.

Welcome (and welcome back) Brothers!



  1. Peggy Menegakis January 24, 2016

    Tip tip tap
    Tip clack
    Click steps
    Tip tap clack
    Click again
    And back
    Tip tip tap
    Clack back
    And again
    In the silence
    Of the voices
    Of the silent
    Tip tip tap
    Click back
    The Old Guard

  2. Jill Hunter March 15, 2016

    I have just returned from my first visit to Washington DC. My husband and I watched the changing of the Guards 3 times. I could have stayed and watched all day. It was, in fact, the best part of our trip. I will never forget. Thank you for your service.