Latest "Arlington-National-Cemetery" stories
Allegations that the removal efforts amounted to grave desecration “were, at best, ill-informed and, at worst, inaccurate," the judge said.
Nov. 9 and 10 will be the first time in 78 years that Tomb Guards at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery will allow visitors to enter the chains surrounding the Tomb, allowing the public to lay flowers.
The changes proposed will render those who honorably served 20 or more years ineligible for in-ground burial and the military honors currently afforded to retirees at Arlington.
By Robin B. Umberg and Thomas J. Umberg
Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star in the Bering Strait, 83-year vigil of the Tomb of the Unknown, and B-52 refueled over Central Command area, and more in this week's Frontline Photos.
Slain U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick died after defending the Capitol on Jan. 6 against the mob that stormed the building. A ceremonial departure for Arlington National Cemetery was planned Wednesday for the New Jersey Air National Guard veteran.
A congresswoman has asked top military officials that Brian Sicknick, the officer and military veteran who died from his injuries during the violent attack on the Capitol, be buried with honors at Arlington National Cemetery.
Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie Adkins died in April at the age of 86 after developing the illness caused by the new coronavirus.
While the event at Arlington National Cemetery — and other cemeteries across the country — will look different, Wreaths Across America "will meet the challenge."
By Karen Jowers