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FALLEN HEROES - Army Cpl. David J. Wishon Jr.

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that the remains of a serviceman missing from the Korean War have been identified and will be returned to his family for burial with full military honors. 242 more words

Department Of Defense

A visit overdue

This coming week its time to visit my parents grave site at Arlington. Been a little while and with Mothers day coming next weekend its a good time to go and bring some flowers to her and Dad’s home. 49 more words

Photography

Army studies 38-acre Arlington National Cemetery expansion

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The Army is beginning a yearlong environmental assessment of a proposed 38-acre expansion of Arlington National Cemetery that it hopes will extend the life of the facility by 20 years. 366 more words

News

Heart Warming: WWII Coastguard Vets’ Unclaimed Body Buried By His Neighbors

This is from War History OnLine.

This is a very heartwarming story.

Friday 8th April 2016 was a cool day at Arlington National Cemetery, with a brisk breeze blowing across the white headstones. 1,334 more words

The Bridge Between Lincoln and His Soldiers

William Underhill, a volunteer with the Friends of Grant Cottage and a curator of all things Ulysses S. Grant on the internet, passed along an interesting piece the other day about a Grant memorial bridge in Washington, D.C.—a bridge that was never built. 700 more words

Memory

3D Thursday - Ira Hayes

Arlington, Virginia.

This week I started experimenting with a new (to me) photo processing technique. OK, so it’s kinda gimmicky, but these are fun to do. 466 more words

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