Arlington National Cemetery

Military cemetery in the United States

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Arlington National Cemetery: Military cemetery in the United States
Arlington National Cemetery is a United States military cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia, across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., in whose 624 acres (253 ha) the dead of the nation's conflicts have been buried, beginning with the Civil War, as well as reinterred dead from earlier wars. The United States Department of the Army, a component of the United States Department of Defense (DoD), controls the cemetery.


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Trump Honors Veterans, Defends His Choice To Golf As Pandemic Death Toll Nears 100,000

Memorial Day saw US President Donald Trump paying tribute to fallen members of the military at Arlington National Cemetery. He then attended a ceremony to honor those who died for their country at the..

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Today in History for June 15th

Highlights of this day in history: England's King John signs the Magna Carta; A deadly steamboat fire in New York City; Jordan's King Hussein weds American Lisa Halaby; Arlington National Cemetery.. - Published

'We mourn alongside all of the families.' Trump marks Memorial Day during coronavirus pandemic

As a bugler played "Taps," Trump followed a Memorial Day tradition by placing a wreath in Arlington National Cemetery and also traveled to Baltimore. - Published

Trump marks Memorial Day at Arlington Cemetery

President Donald Trump began Memorial Day by laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery. (May 25) - Published

"Flags-In" ceremony held ahead of Memorial Day

Soldiers with the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, known as the "Old Guard," spent Thursday placing a small American flag at each gravesite in Arlington National Cemetery ahead of Memorial Day. (May 21) - Published

Runners raising awareness for veteran suicide arrive in Arlington

Two marathon runners have finished their 500 mile journey from Cape Cod to Arlington National Cemetery. They're raising awareness about veteran suicides.
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Elite Marine Corps unit carries fellow Marines to their final resting place

All Marines train hard. But fewer are tougher and stronger than the Body Bearers who carry the caskets of fellow Marines at Arlington National Cemetery. Steve Hartman shares their story.
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It is the day before Donald Trump’s inauguration. Don Jr. joins his father for a visit to Arlington National Cemetery, and Don Sr. lays a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier. An Army bugler..
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Pence honors Veterans at Arlington Cemetery

Vice President Mike Pence honors service men and women at Arlington National Cemetery during Veteran's Day ceremony. (Nov. 11) - Published

Arlington cemetery dead remind Trump Jr of his father's 'sacrifices'

The president's eldest son remarks in a new book on what the Arlington cemetery means to his family.
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Former soldier honored for guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Jack Eaton was back at Arlington National Cemetery to see his name go up on the honor roll of those who stood watch
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Burial at Arlington? Army looks at changing rules for who is eligible for interment

Troops who die on active duty but not in combat would no longer be eligible for burial at Arlington National Cemetery, according to a proposal. - Published

Commentary: Transgender in the military

In commenting on the Trump administration's attempted ban on transgender people in the military, Army veteran and transgender woman Charlotte Clymer talks about carrying caskets of the fallen in..
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Carl Mann's life honored at Arlington

Carl Mann, a World War II veteran, was honored by the U.S. Army and his family during his funeral at Arlington National Cemetery. - Published