Latest Arlington National Cemetery Stories

2014-05-23 12:23:32

Hundreds of thousands of roses to be placed on graves of soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery & cemeteries across the country. WASHINGTON, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Volunteers throughout the nation are joining together for the fourth year this Memorial Day to honor the nation's fallen heroes by placing roses on graves at Arlington National Cemetery and cemeteries around the country. The Memorial Day Flowers Foundation, a charitable organization created by a Ramiro Penaherrera...

2012-07-26 23:01:09

Guards at Arlington National Cemetery put essay contest winners at ease as they marched with the children to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Delray Beach, Fla. (PRWEB) July 26, 2012 Four students from the Children of America Educational Childcare & Academy in Crofton, Md., recently experienced the high honor of laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Students were chosen to participate in the ceremony in Washington, D.C., based on essays they wrote that addressed what...

2011-03-21 14:45:00

WASHINGTON, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When the United States' most hallowed cemetery was rocked with scandal in 2010, Secretary of the Army John McHugh established a hierarchy to make sure incidents like graves being mismarked and unmarked, burial urns being unearthed and dumped out, and millions of dollars being mismanaged never happens again. A key player in that hierarchy, Kathryn Condon, pledged to The American Legion today that she'll do everything in her power to...

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