Troy A Postin
Highest Military RankColonel
Tomb DatesFeb 1983 - Jun 1984
Military DatesApr 1980 - Jan 2022
Home City / StatePurcellville, VA
Current City / StatePurcellville, VA
NO SOCIAL MDEIA
Units & CampaignsCombat
OIF - 2004 13TH COSCOM
OIF - 2007-2008 USARC/MNC-I G4/C4
OEF - 2009 - Joint Sustainment Command - A
OEF - 2010-2011 - USFOR-A
OEF - 2013-2014 - 1ST TSC
OIR - 2017 - 1ST TSC /316th ESC
Awards & DecorationsBSM X 4
MSM X 4
ARCOM X 3
AAM X 4
Royal Thai Air Force Parachutist Halo Badge
German Parachutist Badge
South African Parachutist Badge
Drill Sergeant Badge
Army Recruiter Badge (Gold w/Safire)
Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ID 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.
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.