The Coast Guard World War Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery was dedicated May 23, 1928, as a tribute to the Coast Guardsmen who lost their lives in World War I.
By Eun Kyung Kim, TODAY Prince Harry paid tribute to fallen American military personnel during a solemn trip Friday to Arlington National Cemetery. The prince, a helicopter pilot in Britain’s Royal Air Force, laid a wreath and a handwritten note on the grave of one soldi …
Prince Harry has returned to the United States for the first time since his wild vacation in Vegas. The prince is having a very different trip this go-round, with visits to the White House and Arlington National Cemetery.
Prince Harry paid his respects to fallen US soldiers this morning at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, just outside of Washington, DC. Dressed in his ceremonial uniform of The Blues and Royals of the British army, Harry reflected on the deaths of soldiers in the Afghanistan war and stopped drop off a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier. Show More Summary
Prince Harry honored America’s war dead with floral tributes at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington DC this morning. The Prince, who has served twice in Afghanistan, was taken around some of Arlington National Cemetery’s 70 sections where 330,000 military casualties … Continue reading ?
Washington (CNN) - Prince Harry started off his second day in United States with a solemn visit to Arlington National Cemetery, just outside of Washington, D.C. Wearing formal dress uniform, the 28-year-old combat veteran walked quietly among headstones in Section 60, the cemetery's plot largely dedicated to those who have lost their lives in the […]
Is accused bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev going to be buried at Arlington National Cemetery?
The remains of two Indiana brothers who served in the Union army will be laid to rest in a joint full honors committal ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery at 9 a.m. Thursday. The men each died more than a century ago, but their cremated remains had remained at an Indianapolis funeral home because no one had claimed them. Read full article >>
A couple of you sent this link to us about a two-year veteran of the Air Force, Julie Frein, has offered the space she thinks that she’s earned at Arlington National Cemetery to the family of Boston bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev. And, you know, she says that if we’re upset about that, we should “get over [...]
An NPR story on Monday carried this headline: “Expansion Plans At Arlington National Cemetery Cause Environmental Concerns.” Only environmental concerns? Are there any other concerns that anyone can think of? I mean if, for example, “All Things” were going to be “Considered,” would there be any other things worth considering?
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The eternal flame at the gravesite of former President John F. Kennedy is undergoing repairs at Arlington National Cemetery.
Washington (CNN) - The eternal flame dedicated to John F. Kennedy at Arlington National Cemetery has been moved to a temporary location, according to a release from the cemetery. This is only the second time a temporary burner has been used at the gravesite. The first occurred when Kennedy was laid to rest, 49 years [...]
DPMO has announced the identification of another US MIA from Korea. DPMO also announced burial ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery for 13 US MIAs from Southeast Asia and 1 US MIA from Korea. SGT Charles Allen, assigned to Company C, 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, US Army, was lost on 31 March [...]
By Chris Carola / Associated Press When Dr. Rene Joyeuse's request for burial at Arlington National Cemetery was rejected, the family of the decorated Swiss-born World War II spy launched a campaign to get the decision reversed. Months later, Joyeuse is getting his wi …
It doesn’t take long to realize that Section 60 is different. Perfectly aligned headstones punctuate scores of “sections” that is Arlington National Cemetery, the final resting place for thousands of brave heroes. Section 60 is not the destination for long lines of tourists who make...
Iraq war veteran Marine Corps Corporal (retired) Ryan Lamke visits the grave of friend and fellow Marine Corporal Benny G. Cockerham III on the 10th anniversary of the start of the Iraq war at Arlington National Cemetery, March 19, 2013, in Arlington, Virginia. Lamke lives in Was …
From a distance, the graves at Arlington National Cemetery are all seemingly uniform, precise rows of white headstones as far as the eye can see. However, a visit to Section 60, burial site of those killed in Iraq and Afghanistan, shows how fresh the wounds of these wars are.
March 14On this day. 1967: The body of President John F. Kennedy was buried again — after being secretly moved while a permanent gravesite was constructed at Arlington National Cemetery. The second burial of JFK was attended in secret by his widow Jacqueline Kennedy, Senators Robert F. Show More Summary
Lesleigh Coyer, 25, of Saginaw, Michigan, lies down in front of the grave of her brother, Ryan Coyer, who served with the U.S. Army in both Iraq and Afghanistan, at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia March 11, 2013. Coyer died of complications from an injury sustained in Afghanistan. More pictures below the fold, because I'm feeling melancholy today.