NBC News reports: U.S. Army Major General Harold Greene was buried today at Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors, including a caisson, two escort platoons, casket team, firing party, colors team, and a caparisoned horse. The U.S. Army band,
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The highest-ranking U.S. military officer to be killed in combat since Vietnam has been buried with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery.
A design for a National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Veterans Memorial at the Congressional Cemetery has been recently unveiled.
On Saturday, September 13, thousands of pro-lifers in the Untied States will gather at over 100 gravesites of aborted babies and other memorials to the unborn located nationwide to observe the second annual National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children. But first, Pope Francis, this month, will visit a memorial in South Korea dedicated to […]
At the highest point in Arlington National Cemetery, at a spot once called the grandest vista in the world, lies the grave of Pierre Charles L'Enfant. L'Enfant, a French architect, designed for George Washington the U.S. capital of Washington D.C.?a...
At the highest point in Arlington National Cemetery, with one of the most dramatic views of all of Washington, D.C., lies the grave of Pierre Charles L'Enfant. L'Enfant was a French architect and urban designer who would design for....
The Gettysburg National Military Park and Gettysburg Foundation are among the sponsors of a $100, three-day seminar on Sept. 12 to 14 titled “The Unfinished Work: Abraham Lincoln, David Wills and the Soldiers’ National Cemetery.” The...Show More Summary
Arlington National Cemetery and War Memorials TourNational Museum of Crime and Punishment Admission Ticket I saw the Korean War Memorial on the Mall in Washington D.C. for the first time last week. […] The post Ghosts at the Korean War Memorial – Washington D.C. appeared first on Amateur Traveler Travel Podcast.
The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) and attorneys Deborah A. Ferguson and Craig Durham filed a lawsuit yesterday on behalf of military veteran Madelynn Lee Taylor to grant her burial rights in the Idaho State Veterans Cemetery where her late spouse Jean Mixner’s ashes have already been laid to rest.
A 92-year-old retired U.S. Air Force Col. has been identified as the man found dead at Arlington National Cemetery. [ more › ]
With Congress unwilling to act, President Obama is doing what he can to expand civil rights. …the Veterans Affairs Department will start letting gay people who tell the government they are married to a veteran to be buried alongside them in a national cemetery, drawing on the VA’s authority to waive the usual marriage requirement. […]
"All indications are this is a tragic and isolated incident." [ more › ]
Erosion will no longer impact the neat and tidy lines of grave markers at the San Francisco National Cemetery. They've designed subterranean planter boxes with sockets for the headstones, to eliminate the constant need to adjust them. Read the rest
The gravediggers who worked at Arlington National Cemetery lived the history of the celebrated place of rest
The Old Guard, or the 3rd U.S. infantry regiment, is the oldest active-duty infantry unit in the Army and conducts ceremonies and memorial affairs to honor fallen soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery
Frank Launtenberg's grave at Arlington National Cemetery Frank Lautenberg died one year ago today. He was the last seated member of Congress who served in WWII, and there won't be another. I didn't know him as well as some of my friends. Show More Summary
Over the last 15 months, 52 unclaimed bodies of U.S. military veterans accumulated at the Los Angeles County morgue because nobody arranged transportation to Riverside National Cemetery for burial.
A previous article announced the identification of PFC James R. Holmes remains. He was lost in Korea in December 1950, and was identified in January of this year. PFC Holmes will be buried tomorrow in Arlington National Cemetery. If you’re in the DC area and have some free time, I can certainly think of worse […]
On Memorial Day, there is nothing more haunting, tranquil and inspiring as listening to taps being played at a cemetery honoring the men and woman who died defending our rights to create a better world. Whether at Arlington NationalShow More Summary
During his remarks at Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day, President Barack Obama vowed to "keep the faith" with war veterans, specifically mentioning the Veterans Affairs scandal rocking his administration. Obama spoke about the “sacred obligations” that America owed its soldiers. Show More Summary