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In Search Of A Friend At Arlington National Cemetery

Freedom. I have a rare day off. Not just an hour or two. The whole day. I ignore the laundry pile and empty refrigerator in favor of fulfilling a trip to a place I have long been curious about. 553 more words

Boat On The Potomac

Apologies in advance if the quality is sketchy on this image. I am editing on a 13″ screen so trying to get a full view at a resolution that would make the image look good is impossible. 102 more words


Woman Killed In Fairdale Tornado Buried Next To Husband In Arlington National Cemetery

(CBS) — A funeral was held today at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia for one of the two women killed in the Fairdale Tornado in April. 268 more words


McCain Says Arlington Expansion Threatened by Bus Facility

ARLINGTON, Va. — Sen. John McCain says plans to expand Arlington National Cemetery have hit a snag because local officials want to build a bus maintenance facility. 130 more words


FALLEN HEROES - Army Air Forces 1st Lt. William P. Cook, Flight Officer Arthur J. LeFavre, Staff Sgts. Maurice J. Fevold, Frank G. Lane Jr., Ward C. Swalwell Jr., Sgt. Eric M. Honeyman

The Department of Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that servicemen, missing from World War II, have been accounted for and their remains are being returned to their families for burial with full military honors. 505 more words

Department Of Defense

Happy Birthday Mrs. Kennedy

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis would have been 85 on July 28th.  When I walked by her old building (1040 Fifth Avenue), something I do often, I suddenly started to think about her.  524 more words

New York City

August 11, 2015

Dear Sgt Shaft
My name is Jeff A, , LtCol USAF (Ret).

My wife (Maria) recently died and we want to bury her at Arlington with her first husband (Al Christensen, Col, USA), an exception to the regular rules.  645 more words

Sgt. Shaft