Frederick B. Denning

Tomb Position


Tomb Relief


Highest Military Rank


Tomb Dates

May 1997 - Aug 1999

Military Dates

May 1996 - May 2025

Society Membership

Lifetime Member

Home City / State

Wilmington, NC

Current City / State

Blythewood, NC

Tomb Reflections

1) It was an honor to be on guard during the disinterment of the Vietnam Unknown.
2) Friendships: Kevin, Gavin, Cory, Vincent, Brian, Leslie, Tony, etc.
3) First Chaplain of the Society
4) Returned as Chaplain for TUS (4th BN) from 2011-2013

Units & Campaigns


Awards & Decorations

Bronze Star
Meritorious Service Medal (2)
Army Commendation Medal (2)
Army Achievement Medal (3)
National Defense Service Medal
Afghanistan Campaign Medal (Campaign Star)
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Army Service Ribbon
Overseas Service Ribbon
NATO Medal
Valorous Unit Award
Army Superior Unit Award
Combat Action Badge
Parachutist Badge
TUS Badge
Netherlands Parachutist Badge
German Armed Forces Badge for Military Proficiency (Gold)

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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.