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Gavin McIlvenna

Tomb Position

Assistant Sergeant of the Guard, Commander of the Relief

Tomb Relief

1st

Highest Military Rank

Sergeant Major

Tomb Dates

Nov 1997 - Nov 1998

Military Dates

Nov 1989 - Oct 2012

Society Membership

Founder

Home City / State

Reedsport, OR

Current City / State

Hood River, OR

Contact Information

Units & Campaigns

3rd Battalion, 325th Airborne Battalion Combat Team, Vicenza Italy (OPERATION Provide Comfort)
Pathfinder Company (Airborne), 6th Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, KY
3rd Battalion, 325th Airborne Battalion Combat Team, Vicenza Italy (OPERATION Joint Endeavour)
1st Battalion, 508th Airborne Battalion Combat Team, Vicenza Italy
3d United States Infantry (The Old Guard), Fort Myer, VA
1st Battalion, 249th Regional Training Institute, Oregon Army National Guard, Monmouth, OR (OPERATION Nobel Eagle)
Army National Guard Warrior Training Center, Ft. Benning, GA
Company D(-) (RSTA FSC) 141 BSB, 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oregon Army National Guard
Headquarters and Headquarters Troop,1st Squadron 82nd Cavalry Regiment
Company C, 1st Squadron 82nd Cavalry Regiment (OPERATION Iraqi Freedom)
Headquarter and Headquarters Troop,1st Squadron 82nd Cavalry Regiment
Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion 162nd Infantry Regiment
United States Army Africa, Senior Enlisted Advisor, (ACOTA Team)

Awards & Decorations

Legion of Merit
Bronze Star
Meritorious Service Medal (2nd Award)
Army Commendation Medal (7th Award)
Army Achievement Medal (10th Award)
Air Force Achievement Medal
Army Good Conduct Medal (3rd Award)
Army Reserve Component Achievement Medal (3rd Award)
National Defense Service Medal (w/BBS)
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal
Armed Forces Service Medal
Armed Forces Reserve Medal (w/\\"M\\" Device)( 2nd Award)(Bronze Hour Glass)
Southwest Asia Service Medal (w/ BBS)
Iraqi Campaign Medal (w/BBS)
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
Humanitarian Service Medal
NATO Medal (w/Former Yugoslavia suspension bar)
Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kuwait)
NCO Professional Development Ribbon (w/”4” device)
Army Service Ribbon
Army Reserves Overseas Training Ribbon
Overseas Service Ribbon (w/”4” device)
Joint Meritorious Unit Award
Army Meritorious Unit Award
Army Superior Unit Award
Oregon National Guard Faithful Service Ribbon (w/\\"M\\" Device)( 2nd Award)
Oregon National Guard Superior Soldier Ribbon (2nd Award)
Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Identification Badge
Combat Infantryman Badge
Expert Infantryman Badge
Basic Parachutist Badge
Senior Parachutist Badge
Master Parachutist Badge
Pathfinder Badge
Air Assault Badge
Botswana Parachutist Badge
French Parachutist Badge
Ecuadorian Parachutist Badge
German Troop Duty Proficiency Badge (Gold)

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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.