McGlen Odom Jr.
Highest Military RankE-7/SFC
Tomb DatesFeb 1992 - Dec 1995
Home City / StateAiken, SC
Current City / StateAiken, SC
Tomb ReflectionsMade life long friends during my time at the Tomb of the Unknowns.
Units & Campaigns3rd US INF, 3/325 ABN INF (Legion Company), 1/508th ANB INF, 1/310INF. 82nd ABN
SPTT/MITT team 1/1 Mech
OPERATION ASSURED RESPONSE LIBERIA, AFRICA
Awards & DecorationsTomb Badge 398
EXPT MARKSMAN BADGE
Belgian foreign jump wings
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Did you know?
How many steps does the Sentinel take during their 'walk' by the Tomb of the Unknowns and why?
Twenty-one steps. It alludes to the twenty-one gun salute, which is the highest honor given any military or foreign dignitary.