Pictured above:
Outgoing Commander Gene Hamilton (Right)
Incoming Commander Don Tillotson (Left)

The Guardians of the National Cemetery organization is built on the unwavering commitment and tireless efforts of its members, and today, we pay tribute to an extraordinary individual who has left an indelible mark on our organization: Gene Hamilton.

Gene’s dedication to the Guardians of the National Cemetery has been nothing short of remarkable. Through his years of service, he has consistently demonstrated an unparalleled level of devotion, pouring his heart and soul into making our organization one that we can all take immense pride in. His leadership, vision, and unwavering commitment have been instrumental in shaping the Guardians into the respected and impactful organization it is today.

As we bid farewell to Gene, we extend our heartfelt gratitude for his invaluable contributions. His legacy will forever be etched in the annals of our organization’s history, serving as an inspiration to all who follow in his footsteps.

Looking to the future, we are pleased to announce that Don Tillotson, a longtime member of the Guardians, will step up as our new Commander. With his wealth of experience and deep-rooted passion for our cause, we have complete faith in Don’s ability to lead us forward. His commitment to excellence and his vision for the future of the Guardians of the National Cemetery fill us with confidence and excitement.

As an organization, we stand united in our support of Don and his leadership. We pledge to rally behind him, working together to build upon the solid foundation laid by Gene Hamilton and to continue making the Guardians of the National Cemetery an organization that truly embodies the values we hold dear.

Together, we will honor the memory of those who have served our nation, ensure the dignified resting places of our fallen heroes, and carry forward the mission of the Guardians with unwavering dedication. Under Don’s guidance, we are poised to achieve great things and to make a lasting impact on the lives of veterans and their families.

Let us embrace this new chapter in our organization’s history with enthusiasm, unity, and a steadfast commitment to the noble cause we serve. Together, we will continue to be the Guardians of the National Cemetery, an organization that stands as a beacon of honor, respect, and remembrance for all who have sacrificed for our great nation.