Christmas Menu 1965 – Company B

Twelve Days of TOG Christmas #12

Merry Christmas!
This last menu comes from Company B in 1965 and includes a greeting from the company commander. Wishing everyone a safe and joyous holiday, and special wish for all our service members around the world to return safely to their families and friends. Full menu here:

Christmas 1938 menu – Service Company

Twelve Days of TOG Christmas #11
One of most traditional menus is from the 3rd Infantry Regiment’s Service Company in 1938. The Regiment was in the middle of its twenty year stint at Fort Snelling, MN. Inside features a roster and details on the meal. See the full menu here:

Christmas Menu 1947 – 7011th Army Service Unit Ceremonial Detachment

Twelve Days of TOG Christmas #10

This Christmas 1947 menu is from the Ceremonial Detachment of the 7011th Army Service Unit. This unit performed ceremonies in the National Capital Region until April 1948, when the unit and many of its men were transferred to the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard). The men of the 7011th became the core, bringing their experience and knowledge to the 3rd Infantry Regiment when it re-activated as the Army’s official ceremonial unit. See the entire menu, with its listing of detachment members here:

Christmas Menu 1951 or 1952 – Company B, 1st Battalion

Twelve Days of TOG Christmas #9

Today is a simple menu from B Company dating to either 1951 or 1952. Inside the menu is a listing of personnel included the company commander and the mess staff that prepared the meal. At this point in time, most companies in the Old Guard had their own mess, and meals were prepared by members of their respective companies.

See the full menu here: