John Ahearn

Tomb Position

Assistant Relief Commander, Sentinel

Tomb Relief


Highest Military Rank

Sergeant First Class

Tomb Dates

Jun 1986 - Sep 1989

Military Dates

Oct 1986 - Oct 2006

Society Membership

Lifetime Member

Home City / State

Pensacola, FL

Current City / State

San Antonio, FL

Awards & Decorations

Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal (2nd Award), Army Achievment Medal (3rd Award), Air Force Outstanding Unit Award, Army Superior Unit Award, Army Good Conduct Medal (6th Award), National Defense Service Medal (2nd Award), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Non Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (3rd Awrd), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Basic Aviation Badge, Air Assault Badge, Guard, Tomb of Unknown Soldiers Identification Badge

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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.