AdvertisementThe Society of the Honor Guar, Tomb of the Unknown Solider has created a special Flag with transport case to be flown at key locations surrounding the World War I Unknown Soldier selection and journey home to the United States during the national commemoration of the Centennial of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
This special case provided by Pelican Case Company includes a US Flag, Framed Photo of TUS prior to 1931, Special Coins to commemorate TUS100, Small piece of wood decking from USS Olympia, and four special vials.
The Centennial Flag was first flown at Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day, May 31, 2021 by members of the Tomb Guard Platoon.
11:40 – Ceremony starts
*11:50 – Centennial Flag raised flag on USS Olympia
12:00 – Ceremony ends
RSVP for this ceremony at: [email protected]
*This date/time aboard the USS Olympia marks the exact time 100 years ago in 1921 when the USS Olympia started the voyage to bring home the Unknown Soldier from World War I.
Key partners in this project include:
* Society of the Honor Guard, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Tomb Guard Platoon
* 3d United States Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard)
* Independence Seaport Museum (ISM)
* American Battle Monument Commission (ABMC)
* City of Chalons-en-Champage (FR)
* City of Le Havre (FR)
* Navy District Washington (NDW)
Event Venue & Nearby Stays
Independence Seaport Museum, 211 S Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, United States