Dan D Durr
Highest Military Rank1SG/E8
Tomb DatesOct 1974 - Dec 1975
Military DatesJan 1970 - Jan 1970
Home City / StateSmith Center, KS
Current City / StateTumwater, KS
Tomb ReflectionsMy real name is Dan D Durr. Did the honor of doing 699 Tomb Guard Walks and 250 Tomb Guard Changing
Awards & DecorationsLegion of Merit//Bronze Star Medal//Meritorious Service Medal with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster//Air Medal//Commendation Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters//Army Achievement Medal with 1 Oak Leaf Cluster//Army Good Conduct Medal (Seventh Award)//National Defense//Service Medal with 1 Bronze Service Star//Vietnam Service Medal with 4 Bronze Service Stars/ Army Service Ribbon//Oversea Service ribbon//Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal//Combat Infantryman Badge//Expert Infantryman Badge//Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry//Sharpshooter Badge Rifle (M-14)//Sharpshooter Badge Rifle (M-16)//Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Identification Badge//Drill Sergeant Identification Badge
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Did you know?
Do you guard all night long, even when the cemetery is closed?
The Tomb is guarded 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. In fact, there has been a Sentinel on duty in front of the Tomb every minute of every day since 1937.