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FALLEN HEROES - U.S. Army Air Forces 2nd Lt. Alvin Beethe

The Department of Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA) announced today that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, missing from World War II, have been identified and are being returned to his family for burial with full military honors. 230 more words

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"...THE MEMORY SHALL BE OURS"

By SUSANNE MARIE POULETTE

On Monday, May 25th, many of us will be enjoying the last day of a three-day weekend, maybe with picnics, parties, parades, or visiting a favorite park or beach.   540 more words

Have A Safe And Thoughtful Memorial Day Weekend

by Kimberly A. Cook                 (Twitter@    WarriorTales)

This Friday I wanted to let you know about an amazing place called Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C. While most folks know the iconic images of this hallowed ground, to me it’s the honor and reverence by The Old Guard (3d US Infantry Regiment) and the cemetery staff that most folks don’t see that is truly respectful. 126 more words

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Old Guard Places Flags at Arlington Cemetery Ahead of Memorial Day

ARLINGTON, Va. — More than 200,000 flags are up in Arlington National Cemetery, a solemn reminder that Memorial Day weekend is about sacrifice and remembrance. 179 more words

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Wisconsin Soldier Killed in Korean War Buried in Arlington

ARLINGTON, Va. — A Wisconsin soldier reported missing during the Korean War has been buried at Arlington National Cemetery after his remains went unidentified for years. 114 more words

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American flags planted at Arlington cemetery by "Old Guard"

ARLINGTON, Virginia – Thursday, soldiers from the Army’s Third Infantry Regiment, known as the “Old Guard,” descended on Arlington National Cemetery to honor the nation’s fallen military heroes for Memorial Day. 72 more words

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