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Last Walk Challenge Coin
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A special challenge coin has been created to commemorate the “Last Walk” that is taken by a Tomb Guard. This challenge coin measures 2’’ in diameter and is made up from three different metals. The back of the coin can be engraved with two lines, each line can contain up to 21 characters of engraving. Spaces between words or dates count as a character. You can order more than one coin. Engraving can take up to one week to complete.
Examples of what can be engraved on each coin include:
Date and or time of Last Walk
Year of Last Walk
Indicate what engraved text you would want on your coin(s) in the notes on your order. Please contact the assistant quartermaster Dave Hathaway at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions regarding ordering your challenge coins.
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Did you know?
How does the guard rotation work? Is it an 8 hour shift?
Currently, the Tomb Guards work on a three Relief (team) rotation - 24 hours on, 24 hours off, 24 hours on, 24 hours off, 24 hours on, 96 hours off. However, over the years it has been different. The time off isn't exactly free time. It takes the average Sentinel 8 hours to prep their uniform for the next work day. Additionally, they have Physical Training, Tomb Guard training, and haircuts to complete before the next work day.