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A Firestorm of Protests Will Take Aim at Donald Trump's Inauguration

On Friday, president-elect Donald Trump will be inaugurated into office. The day will begin with a wreath-laying ceremony at the Arlington National Cemetery followed by several celebrations, including galas and inaugural balls, throughout...Show More Summary

2017 Trump Inauguration: Schedule of Events

last weekNews : Newsweek: US

The three days of events will kick off with a wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.

Pilot shot down in 2006 has been buried at Arlington 3 times

3 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

A decade after his plane was shot down over Iraq, Air Force Major Troy Gilbert has been laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery—for the...        

Wreaths Across America honors veterans during the holidays

Tens of thousands of volunteers gathered at Arlington National Cemetery and more than a thousand other locations on Saturday, December 17th to lay wreaths on the headstones of fallen soldiers. The "Wreaths Across America" event is an annual tradition at the cemetery. Show More Summary

Trump’s sticks with familiar message for inauguration: Make America Great Again!

Next month’s official inaugural festivities will kick off with Donald Trump laying a wreath at Arlington National Cemetery Jan. 19 and end with a national prayer service Jan. 21. In … Click to Continue »

Pilot Laid to Rest at Arlington for Third, and Final, Time

Air Force Major Troy Gilbert was laid to rest, finally and completely, at Arlington National Cemetery on Monday. He’d already been buried twice, in bits and pieces, in 2006 and 2013. Monday’s interment made him the only person known to Arlington ever to be buried in the nation’s most hallowed ground three times. Once again,…

Astronaut John Glenn to Be Buried at Arlington National Cemetary

Former astronaut, U.S. Marine, and U.S. senator John Glenn will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery, according to Fox News.His storied...

Why do Japanese think they sought to conquer Asia and North America?

Representatives of Reiyukai Buddhist movement from Japan visited L.A. National Cemetery on Veterans Day. We spoke with them about what their society teaches of the Empire of Japan's march to control Northeast Asia, Southeast Asia, and the Oceanians. Show More Summary

For Marines who carry their own to burial: ‘The Last to Let You Down.’

The Body Bearers cherish the ritual and honor of carrying fallen Marines to their graves at Arlington National Cemetery.

National Cemetery Parking Lot Nears Completion

The National Cemetery Parking Lot is nearing completion. The parking lot has been significantly reduced[...] The post National Cemetery Parking Lot Nears Completion appeared first on Gettysburg Daily.

Obama Administration Marks Five Years of the Veterans Opportunity to Work to Hire Heroes Act

President Barack Obama shakes the hand of Donald E. Larson, National President of the Fleet Reserve Association, after delivering remarks during a Veterans Day ceremony at the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, Nov. Show More Summary

Exhume Marcos, Philippine court asked after hero burial

Campaigners launched legal action Monday to exhume the body of former Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos, just three days after his burial in a national heroes' cemetery triggered street protests. He was finally laid to rest Friday...Show More Summary

West Wing Week 11/18/16 or, "A Community of Nations"

From honoring our veterans at the Arlington National Cemetery, to the President's final trip abroad, it’s been a busy week. Watch behind the scenes footage and highlights from his tour of Greece, Germany and Peru by watching this week's...Show More Summary

Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address totally overshadowed this guy’s two-hour speech at the same event

On November 19, 1863, famed orator and former Secretary of State Edward Everett delivered a two-hour speech at the Gettysburg National Cemetery — but most people only remember the two-minute speech given by President Abraham Lincoln. Arguably, Everett's words that day deserve just as much attention and praise as Lincoln's. Show More Summary

Philippine dictator Marcos given hero's burial

Ex-Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos was buried at the national heroes' cemetery in a secretive ceremony Friday, outraging opponents who said it whitewashed his brutal rule and tainted the famous 1986 "People Power" revolution that toppled him. Show More Summary

Ferdinand Marcos Being Buried in Philippine National Cemetery

2 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Activists were stunned that Mr. Marcos, a dictator blamed for thousands of deaths, was being interred in the country’s equivalent of Arlington National Cemetery.

Philippine dictator Marcos to be buried at heroes' cemetery: police

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos will be buried on Friday at the heroes' cemetery in Manila, the national police chief said after the Supreme Court cleared the way for his internment 27 years after his death in Hawaii.

President Obama gives his final Veterans Day speech at Arlington National Cemetery.

2 months agoHumor / odd : Happy Place

On Friday morning, President Obama gave his final Veterans Day speech at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. In the wake of a week that has left the country divided, grieving and confused, his words were forward-looking, and urged the American people to search for ways to come together. Show More Summary

Local VA hospital 'sorry' after delays land distinguished veteran in wheelchair

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

SAN DIEGO (KSWB) -- Army veteran Chad Cavanaugh fondly remembers his duty as a sentry guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. "It was an incredible honor," Cavanaugh said. "One of my favorite places on...Show More Summary

Barack Obama: Look To A Veteran 'Whenever The World Makes You Cynical'

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

President Barack Obama visited Arlington National Cemetery to honor veterans on Friday, giving his last Veterans Day address while in office. Obama alluded to the anger many feel over the results of the presidential election, telling...Show More Summary

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