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Veterans Day around the United States

...Unknowns and urged the nation to keep veterans in their thoughts long after Veterans Day.In a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, Obama said the nation is boosting funding for the Department of Veterans Affairs and making progress on long-standing...
Nation and World
'Never stop trying to fully repay them' an amphitheater on the hallowed grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, Obama said the graveyard is "more than Ramadi and elsewhere."In his remarks at Arlington National Cemetery, Obama said most of the remaining troops should...
Not For Web
My Turn: In support of the re-election of Munoz

...for President John F. Kennedy in the Capitol in the Rotunda and during Kennedy's Concierge procession to Arlington National Cemetery.On Sept. 11, 2014, my husband (along with Dr. Walter Soboleff) was honored by the naming of the new...
Today in History

...Kennedy, who was eulogized by President Barack Obama; hours later, Kennedy's remains were buried at Arlington National Cemetery outside Washington. Eight people were found beaten to death at a mobile home in Glynn County, Georgia; family...
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...
Rocky Lee Reed

...will be stopping at the Sandbar to lift a glass in Rocky's memory- all are welcome.Inurnment will be at Arlington National Cemetery.In lieu of flowers, those wishing to. can donate to Eagle River United Methodist Camp SE.
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...
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...


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