Highest Military RankSpecialist
Tomb DatesFeb 2012 - Jul 2014
Military DatesJun 2011 - Oct 2014
Home City / StateNewcastle, OK
Current City / StateRockville, MD
Units & CampaignsTUS Platoon, 4th Battalion, 3d Infantry Regiment, The Old Guard, Fort Myer, Virginia
B Co. 1/50th Inf. I.T.B., Ft. Benning, Georgia
Awards & DecorationsGuard, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Identification Badge
Army Commendation Medal
Army Achievement Medal
Good Conduct Medal
German Proficiency Badge (Silver)
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
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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.
Did you know?
How often are the Guards changed?
The Guard is changed every thirty minutes during the summer (April 1 to Sep 30) and every hour during the winter (Oct 1 to Mar 31). During the hours the cemetery is closed, the guard is changed every 2 hours. The Tomb is guarded, and has been guarded, every minute of every day since 1937.