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Texas man hopes to bury father lost for decades

...and his brother will arrange a memorial service and likely bury the remains at the marker for his father in Arlington National Cemetery.Hoblit said when he heard the news that his father died in the crash, his first reaction was that he knew...
Group to place wreaths at JBER gravestones

...Officials say the group was founded in 2007 to continue and expand an annual wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery that began in 1992.According to officials, more than 400,000 wreaths were placed last year on headstones...
Americans gather to honor the fallen ArlingtonAmericans also gathered at memorials, museums and monuments and the president laid a wreath at Arlington National Cemetery to honor fallen service members on Memorial Day, as combat in Afghanistan approaches 12 years and the ranks...
Military leaders welcome House GOP budget bill projects on hold, limits on aircraft carriers patrolling the waters and even a delay in the expansion of Arlington National Cemetery due to the $43 billion in across-the-board cuts that kicked in Friday.Problematic for the Pentagon has...
Burial set for former Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens

JUNEAU - Former Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens will be buried Tuesday at Arlington National Cemetery. Stevens was one of five people killed in plane crash Aug. 9 in southwest Alaska. He was 86. Four people survived the crash...
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This Day in History

...John N. Mitchell in connection with their Watergate convictions. In 1994, Funeral services were held at Arlington National Cemetery for former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.
Juneau remembers those who served

...when the post was founded. Memorial Day was first celebrated in 1868. The first large observance was at Arlington National Cemetery, near Washington, D.C. Flowers were placed on the graves of dead Union and Confederate soldiers. During...
A long recovery for Fairbanks solider

...Friday. Last month, Wagner received his Purple Heart medal from Secretary of Veterans Affairs Jim Nicholson at Arlington National Cemetery, part of a ceremony to unveil a new postage stamp featuring the medal. A news release from the Department...
This Day in History

...In 1849, James Polk, the 11th president of the United States, died in Nashville, Tenn. In 1864, Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton signed an order establishing a military burial ground, which became Arlington National Cemetery.
This Day in History

...1864, Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton signed an order establishing a military burial ground, which became Arlington National Cemetery. In 1904, more than 1,000 people died when fire erupted aboard the steamboat General Slocum in New York's...


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