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Around Town: Cold Moon

Our 'Around Town' gallery features photos from this month's Cold Moon Concert at Bohemian National Cemetery, where avant-metal collective Wrekmeister Harmonies performed their latest album in full. [ more › ]

Live Review: Wrekmeister Harmonies at Chicago’s Bohemian National Cemetery (12/6)

You haven't seen a dark, droning metal performance until you've seen one in a cemetery.

Picdump – November 29, 2014

4 weeks agoOdd : Off Stuff Magazine

On a frozen Sprague Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado Weathered Jesus in old cemetery Toyota FT-1 Rear An oasis of life amongst a sea of darkness. Earth from Apollo 11. July, 1969 A stunning snapshot of the Frozen Scaleber Falls in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, England, by Chris Frost Roasted Poblano Burger […]

Repairs finished on Gettysburg’s Lincoln Address Memorial

Just in time for the 151st anniversary of the dedication of the Soldiers’ National Cemetery in Gettysburg on Nov. 19, an unusual memorial honoring President Abraham Lincoln’s famous speech there was recently repaired. The Lincoln Address Memorial is one of the few memorials in the world honoring a speech. Read full article >>

More cemetery conservation video

From NCPTT: The problem I was confronted with is one familiar to you all. Cemeteries are important to local and national history. Personally, coming from this as an outsider … in ancient history and classics, I typically deal with things 2,000 years or older … I was really surprised about the local passion for genealogy in [...]

Ceremonies, concerts mark Veterans Day in U.S. capital

last monthNews : The Newsroom

By Ian Simpson ARLINGTON Va. (Reuters) - The U.S. capital marked Veterans Day on Tuesday with ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery where Vice President Joe Biden said the 23 million U.S. veterans were the backbone of the nation....Show More Summary

Photos: Vice President Biden Lays Wreath At Arlington National Cemetery

"You are the heart and soul, and the very spine of this nation." [ more › ]

First Draft Focus: Veterans Day

Wilma Burris visited the grave of her husband, David Graham Burris, at Arlington National Cemetery on Tuesday, which was Veterans Day. Mr. Burris served in the Army in the Persian Gulf and died on Aug. 3, 2010.

Ceremonies, concerts mark Veterans Day in U.S. capital

By Ian Simpson ARLINGTON Va. (Reuters) - The U.S. capital marked Veterans Day on Tuesday with ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery where Vice President Joe Biden said the 23 million U.S. veterans were the backbone of the nation....Show More Summary

The Most Compelling Pictures of Veterans Day Commemorations Around the World

2 months agoNews : CitizenSugar

On Tuesday, people across the globe commemorated Veterans Day with special memorials and celebrations. Vice President Joe Biden participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, while people in the UK held a two-minute silence at the Lloyd's of London building to honor those whose lives were lost in times of war. Show More Summary

11th Hour, 11th Day, 11th Month. Thank a Veteran.

We all owe our veterans. If you’ve ever been to the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington D.C., or Arlington National Cemetery, or the Korean War Veterans memorial, or the World War II memorial, or any of the many others, you know that you should thank a veteran today. Show More Summary

Increased security at Arlington

The Associated Press reports that the US has strengthened security at the Arlington National Cemetery in the aftermath of the jihadist attack on a military guard in Ottawa. Authorities increased security at the Tomb of the Unknowns, which draws 4 million tourists a year. The Military District of Washington, which oversees the 3rd U.S. Infantry […]

‘Sammie’ awards: Meet the VA official expanding the national cemetery system

Ronald E. Walters keeps watch over the dead. As the highest-ranking official at the Department of Veterans Affairs National Cemetery Administration, Walters knows the importance of getting it right when it comes to serving those who served the nation and making sure they are buried with dignity and honor. Funerals, some say, are really for […]

Brooklyn soldier killed during World War II laid to rest 70 years later

A Brooklyn soldier killed in the Pacific during World War II was finally laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery Friday after his remains were found overseas and identified through a DNA test.

New Memorial Honors Women Killed in Line of Duty Since 9/11

4 months agoNews : ABC Headlines Blog

ARLINGTON, Va. — A new “Living Wall of Honor” at the Arlington National Cemetery women’s memorial remembers the U.S. service members who died in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars after the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. It was unveiled today, the attacks’ 13th anniversary....

Guess who was missing at funeral of highest ranking officer killed in combat since Vietnam War

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,

Slain US general buried with honors at Arlington

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.

Design Revealed for LGBT Memorial at Congressional Cemetery

A design for a National Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Veterans Memorial at the Congressional Cemetery has been recently unveiled.

Pope Francis to Visit Cemetery for Aborted Babies in South Korea

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 […]

Curbed Features: At the highest point in Arlington...

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...

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