Melton, whose partner is pregnant, also left behind three children. He was to be buried at Leavenworth National Cemetery.
While the old Cyclorama Parking Lot is being replaced (out of sight to the right of this view), a temporary parking lot has been established south of the National Cemetery. This lot used to be used by employees of the National Park Service when the the old Visitors Center complex was located nearby. Show More Summary
Lakeview Cemetery is about a 20 minute drive from Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena, the Republican National Convention site, but it might as well be a million miles away. Serene and green, the undulating funerary garden affords a panoramic vista of Lake Erie. On its highest hill stands the 180-foot-tall Garfield Memorial, a sandstone pillar dedicated to James A. Garfield, […]
The National Park Service is cutting down trees in the area of the old Cyclorama Center parking lot, which is now the National Cemetery Parking lot in order to reduce the size of the parking lot, to restore a ravine that was in this location at the time of the battle. This view was taken […] The post Old Cyclorama Parking Lot Deconstruction appeared first on Gettysburg Daily.
Officials are wary of troops and civilians trying to catch ‘em all on US military installations, including Arlington National Cemetery.
Perhaps this game isn't a complete waste of time, after all. After reading that Pokemon go characters were located at places like Auschwitz and Arlington National Cemetery, it's refreshing to learn that some people are putting the game...Show More Summary
Just a day after “Pokemon GO” sparked controversy as characters in the game appeared in somber locations like the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Arlington National Cemetery, a U.S. senator has called for the company that makes the game to give “greater clarity” about how it handles users’ security and privacy. Sen. Show More Summary
As if they need to be told, tourists at Arlington National Cemetery are being warned by the staff that it’s not appropriate for them to play their video games on hallowed ground, according to the Washington Post; “We do not consider playing ‘Pokémon Go’ to be appropriate decorum on the grounds of [Arlington National Cemetery]. […]
Officials at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Arlington National Cemetery are pleading with the public to stop playing the popular smartphone game, Pokemon Go on their sacred grounds. Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has more.
"A spokesman for the museum in Washington said that playing the game inside a memorial to victims of Nazism was 'extremely inappropriate.' The Arlington National Cemetery, just three miles away from the museum, has also warned off Pokemon...Show More Summary
They have already been sighted at the Gettysburg National Cemetery, the Flight 93 National Memorial and even the Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C. No, this is not a new wave of young history buffs, but phone wielding kids (and adults) playing Pokemon Go. Read this before proceeding any further if you have no idea what […]
Memorial to victims of Nazis is designated as a ‘Pokéstop’ but officials point out that playing game on the grounds is ‘extremely inappropriate’ The US Holocaust Memorial Museum and Arlington National Cemetery have requested that smartphone users refrain from “catching” Pokémon when they visit. Show More Summary
People are playing Pokemon Go at Arlington National Cemetery, dishonoring all the drone operators who keep us free. Bernie Sanders endorsed Hillary Clinton, which is going to come back to haunt him when she’s indicted. And in 2008, Donald...Show More Summary
If you thought the first venues to be annoyed by the "Pokémon GO" frenzy would be gyms, you thought wrong. It turns out the hot mobile game has users traveling all over cities, even in places that aren't appropriate for catching pokémon. Arlington...Show More Summary
The sites where visitors normally reflect on somber themes ask players of the hot new mobile game not to chase cartoon characters there.
The need to be the very best is perhaps bringing out the worst in some Pokemon Go players. [ more › ]
The final resting place of some of the nation's most distinguished soldiers is being expanded to provide more burial space.
In February, Willis Carto was buried at Arlington National Cemetery alongside men and women who fought against Nazis. But perversely, Carto wished that the Nazis had won. He made his name as one of the 20th century’s most vile racists, and the FBI has now released most of Carto’s file in response to a Freedom of Information Act request I submitted last year. Read more...
The National Park Service, the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Army have longstanding guidelines for its cemeteries that permit display of the Confederate flag one or two days a year. This is particularly true in Southern states...Show More Summary
The ad opens with Mark Geist walking through Arlington National Cemetery, dressed in a crisp collared shirt. He’s been identified only as a Marine Corps veteran, but some viewers will undoubtably recognize him on sight. Geist was a member of the security team that rescued 25 Americans in the 2012 attacks on the American compound in Benghazi. Show More Summary