Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School athletic director Chris Hixon was buried with full military honors at the South Florida National Cemetery on Wednesday. The 49-year-old father of two served in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. (Feb. 22)
The U.S. Senate has passed a bill that significantly expands the Black Hills National Cemetery. About 200 acres of land currently held by the Bureau of Land Management will be … Click to Continue »
More than 1,200 cemeteries across the nation participated in the event, with volunteers laying upwards of 700,000 wreaths.
President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Trump, Don Jr. and Vanessa Trump have made a mysterious real estate purchase that has folks scratching their heads and trying to learn more about the deal online. According to WCYB, Philip Henard was the landowner in the Grandview Estates area of Hawkins County in Tennessee. Show More Summary
Brothers Mason and Mylan Brazel visited their father's tombstone in a touching scene at Arlington National Cemetery for the first time since his death in July.
Hondo told us that Archie Newell’s earthly remains were identified from Betio Island in June. The Capitol Journal reports that his trip home ended at Arlington National Cemetery yesterday. A burial for Marine Corps Private Archie Newell is to take place Friday. Remains of the serviceman killed in November 1943 were identified after they were […]
Two officers are on administrative duty after one photo surfaced.
(Lincoln Address Memorial, US National Cemetery, Gettysburg, PA) One hundred and fifty-four years ago today Abraham Lincoln gave an address to dedicate the national cemetery. He did so about 300 yards from where the memorial in the picture above stands, hence the explanatory marker in the lower left. Lincoln’s address, now known as the Gettysburg […]
On November 19, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address at the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery. It only took two minutes for him to deliver the 269-word speech, but it is one of the best-known speeches in history. Show More Summary
Daily Caller is reporting that Army veteran, David Brown, was visiting the graves of fallen friends in Arlington National Cemetery on Veterans Day when he spotted a lone but familiar figure also visiting the graves in Section 60 which is where recent casualties are being interred. That other visitor was Secretary of Defense, James Mattis, […]
Do you think your M14 could pass this inspection? The precision and movements are almost robotic in nature. These are the infamous guards of the Unknown Soldier and the relief commander performs a white glove inspection before relieving the on duty sentinel. Show More Summary
The changing of the guard at Arlington National Cemetery.
Earlean Paige sat quietly in the shade of a towering tree on the lawn of Los Angeles National Cemetery and listened as a chaplain said a prayer honoring U.S. military veterans. Dressed in her son’s Army uniform and earrings painted to resemble the American flag, Paige spent Veterans Day the way...
This weekend, we honor the brave men and women who wore our nation’s uniform and took up arms in defense of our country and the liberties we hold dear. As the daughter of a U.S. Marine, and Orange County native, Veterans Day has always held a special meaning to my family and me. Words will […]
Goulburn’s pioneering history, preserved in part in its original cemeteries is at risk due to long-term inaction. With gravesites of local, state and national significance, tourism potential is being wasted. It’s also an issue that will only worsen with time unless conservation becomes a priority. Despite the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage describing Goulburn’s […]
Poles are marking All Saints' Day with prayers and visits to cemeteries, where candles and flowers are placed at the graves of loved ones and national heroes. The Nov. 1 … Click to Continue »
President Trump Sent Goldstar Family a $25,000 Check President Donald Trump, joined by Vice President Mike Pence, met 6-year-old Christian Jacobs and his mother Brittany while visiting Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day. Show More Summary
Large satellites, space stations, and other objects can pose a threat when they fall to the ground. As a result, many nations de-orbit old spacecraft over the most remote place on Earth, called Point Nemo. This "spacecraft cemetery"Show More Summary
General John Kelly revealed to reporters during Thursday’s White House press briefing that he visited Arlington National Cemetery to collect his thoughts after hearing Democrat Rep. Wilson criticism of President Trump’s phone call to Gold Star widow of Army Sgt. Show More Summary
A Marine from New York whose remains were recovered on a Pacific island 72 years after he died in battle is being reinterred at Arlington National Cemetery. The Pentagon announced … Click to Continue »