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Army Grad Coach K Returns To West Point With USA Team

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — On the first day of classes at the United States Military Academy, he was clearly the big man on campus. 562 more words


Presidential vacation priorities: Yes to the Gay Games, No to a fallen general's funeral

Dear Leader took time out of his busy vacation schedule this week to address athletes at the Gay Games.

But he was a no-show at Thursday’s Arlington National Cemetery… 70 more words

Day Three of First Solo Tour in Washington DC

I get to sleep in to 6am. It is some twenty plus years ago and I am on the third day of my first solo tour which happens to be in the sightseeing capital of our country, Washington DC. 378 more words


2-Star General Killed in Afghanistan Buried with Honors in Arlington

ARLINGTON, Va. — The highest-ranking U.S. military officer to be killed in combat since Vietnam has been buried with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery. 240 more words


The Highly Guarded Travel Secret

When traveling it has been my privilege to see some of the most historical and culturally rich locales the world has to offer. The Great Pyramids. 213 more words

400,000 Gravesites

One of the highlights of our Telluride East Patient Safety Summer Camp each year is our trip to Arlington National Cemetery. The cemetery serves as a burial-place for “laying our Nation’s veterans and their family members to rest with dignity and honor.” Numerous daily honors, such as a horse-drawn caisson carrying an American flag draped casket, the firing of three rifle volleys, and the long bugler playing Taps, remind visitors of the service, sacrifice and valor displayed by those in the military protecting our freedoms. 352 more words

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