Badge

0078 

Thomas W. Tudor

Tomb Position

Commander of the Relief, Sentinel

Tomb Relief

2nd

Tomb Dates

Feb 1969 - May 1970

Military Dates

Jun 1968 - Jun 1970

Society Membership

Member

Home City / State

Des Moines, IA

Current City / State

Colorado Springs, CO

Tomb Reflections

Clear sky with a full moon at midnight before the lights were installed. Stunning and unforgettable. Saluting General of the Army, Omar Bradley, at President Eisenhower's funeral and having my salute returned. Walking the mat in the rain with no visitors around.

Units & Campaigns

Company E (Honor Guard Company) 1st Battalion, 3rd U.S. Infantry

Awards & Decorations

Tomb Guard Identification Badge
National Defense Medal
Good Conduct 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.