To the editor: Both the news article regarding burying the remains of Women Airforce Service Pilots (or WASPs) during World War II at Arlington National Cemetery and the one letter to the editor border on silly. My favorite uncle was a decorated Air Force pilot during the war, and I discussed this...
To the editor: Shame on the Army and especially former Army Secretary John McHugh for refusing to allow the interment at Arlington National Cemetery of the remains of women who served as Women Airforce Service Pilots (or WASPs) during World War II. ("Women who flew on home front in WWII seek burial...
Somewhere, in a carefully segregated cemetery, D.W. Griffith is rolling around in his grave. Nate Parker’s plan to totally stick it to that long-dead racist continues unabated, as the former’s pointedly titled The Birth Of A Nation—about Nat Turner and his slave rebellion, not about the “heroic” exploits of the KKK—just won both the U.S. Show More Summary
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden and family members of fallen astronauts took part in a memorial ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery
A photo from the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers went viral this weekend, showing U.S. Army soldiers continuing to stand guard even as the East Coast blizzard raged on around them. The photos came from Arlington National Cemetery, which is close to the epicenter of the blizzard that bore down on the East Coast this... Show More Summary
First Lt. Elaine Danforth Harmon, a Women’s Airforce Service Pilot, or WASP, was one of many women who served their country when it needed them the most. More than 70 years after Harmon flew military aircraft, her family wants to place her ashes at Arlington National Cemetery. Harmon, a Congressional Gold Medal...
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The World War II pilots fought for their right to be recognized for decades, but have been barred from being buried on the grounds.
A memorial service was held at Arlington National Cemetery for Tuskegee Airman 2LT Samuel G. Leftenant on Thursday, more than 70 years after went missing during an escort mission over Austria in 1945.
Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski introduces legislation to allow WASPs into the national military burial ground.
Elwood, Illinois Police have arrested Faraz Namdari, of Chicago for driving his semi-truck over the graves of veterans at the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery acording to the Herald News; Disobeying the “No Truck” signs posted at the entrance to the cemetery off Route 53, the driver told police he was traveling Monday afternoon to a […]
Born on the Fourth of July, Joseph Ludwig Sieger's family says he was as patriotic as they come. The main pillars of his life were family and military.
Despite earning the right to be inurned at Arlington National Cemetery back in 2002, the female pilots of World War II must once again fight the same fight.
Yahia Fayed has gone to federal court to defend his right to pick up passengers along Memorial Avenue.
A rule change is keeping a group of female US pilots who flew noncombat missions during World War II from having their ashes laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery. The women, known as WASPs, served in a special unit called Women Airforce Service Pilots. They flew noncombat missions to free up male pilots for [...]
McLEAN, Va. (AP) — The ashes of World War II veteran Elaine Harmon are sitting in a closet in her daughter's home, where they will remain until they can go to what her family says is her rightful resting place: Arlington National Cemetery. Harmon...Show More Summary
The ashes of World War II veteran and former WASP pilot Elaine Harmon cannot be placed at Arlington National Cemetery.
Dec. 26--MADISON -- It looks like a cemetery for old passenger trains -- tight rows parked along sidings behind a high fence. Faded plywood covers shattered windows. Nearby is a jumble of rusting wheels. It's a different story inside the t
Retired Navy Capt. Timothy A. Holden was laid to rest on Friday in Arlington National Cemetery. The former Navy SEAL died after being struck by a car while riding his bike in August.
Metro has made plans to deal with the crowding likely to occur at Arlington National Cemetery station during Saturday's Wreaths Across America event.