Newest Tomb Guards

9 months ago

We are very pleased to announce that the following Tomb Guards have passed the Tomb Guard Identification Badge test:

SPC Pulte (TGIB #686)
SPC Springer (TGIB #687)
SFC Porterfield (TGIB #688)

The TGIB is one of the rarest awarded badges in the United States Army, and to earn this special award Soldiers must complete three phases of testing and demonstrate a high degree of proficiency in general Army/Tomb Guard knowledge, wear and appearance of the various uniforms worn by Tomb Guards while on duty, mastery of the various guard changes and ceremonies conducted at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and demonstrate verbal and written knowledge of over 12 different poems and 200 grave sites within Arlington National Cemetery.

An appropriate ceremony will follow keeping in mind current COVID restrictions.

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