Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Tomb Guards Never Forget

Soldiers Never Die Until They Are Forgotten

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Centennial

100 Years of Post and Orders Remain As Directed

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ~ 1921 to 2021

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Society of the Honor Guard

Education. Preservation. Assistance.

Continuing the Mission

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Serving at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (Tomb) was a defining period in the lives of Tomb Guards. Although Tomb Guards come from every state in the United States of America (U.S.) and every walk of life, they are forever bonded through their shared experience of service at the Tomb. A strong bond was formed through an extremely demanding and humbling experience.


Latest News

Herbert E Cleveland, Sr., Jul 74 to Aug 75, Rest in Peace Brother, We Have the Watch

Herbert Eugene Cleveland, Sr., born November 27, 1953, of Kansas City, MO, was called home on December 17, 2019. Herb is preceded in death by his parents, Loren and Mary Cleveland. He is survived by...

John David Gira, Sep 1955 to Sep 1956, Rest in Peace Brother, We Have the Watch

John David Gira, 86, of Harrisonburg, Va., passed away on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at home in the care of his loving family and an amazing nursing staff. He was born April 15, 1933 in Yonkers, NY...

Membership

Our membership consists of former and current Tomb Guards, family members of deceased Tomb Guards, and patriotic individuals and organizations that have an affinity for the Society mission. Some of the benefits we offer are:

  • Member Exclusive Merchandise
  • Scholarships
  • Society Exclusive Events
  • Quarterly Newsletters

Support the Society

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.