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A wreath is laid at the gravesite of president John F. Kennedy. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

JFK’s Sister Lays Wreath At Gravesite

Bagpipes played, a British cavalry officer stood guard and a flame burned steady as it has for 50 years at President John F. Kennedy’s grave at Arlington National Cemetery.


President Barack Obama positions a commemorative wreath during a ceremony on Veterans Day at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery on Nov. 11, 2013 in Arlington, Va. For Veterans Day, (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama Pays Tribute to 107-Year-Old World War II Veteran

President Barack Obama on Monday paid tribute to those who have served in the nation’s military, including one of the nation’s oldest veterans, 107-year-old Richard Overton.


Randy Barton, an Arlington National Cemetery engineering technician, lights a torch from the John F. Kennedy Eternal Flame to transfer the flame to a temporary burner at Arlington National Cemetery April 29, 2013 in Arlington, Virginia. (Photo credit: Patrick Bloodgood/U.S. Army via Getty Images)

Eternal Flame Restored at JFK’s Arlington Gravesite

The eternal flame at the gravesite of former President John F. Kennedy has been restored at Arlington National Cemetery.


Maj. James Sizemore. (Photo courtesy of James Sizemore)

Pilots Killed in Vietnam War Interred at Arlington National Cemetery

In July 1969, Maj. James Sizemore and his co-pilot Maj. Howard Andre were shot down and killed while flying a nighttime combat mission over Laos.


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Best Places To See Fireworks In Washington DC

To save you the time of roaming around in the DC heat this July 4th holiday, here are some prime choices for optimal firework viewing pleasure.


The flag draped casket of the late New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg is carried by members of the Joint Military Casket Team during burial services at Arlington National Cemetery on June 7, 2013 in Arlington, Va. (Photo credit: Pablo Martinez Monsivais-Pool/Getty Images)

Senate’s Last World War II Vet Buried at Arlington

Frank Lautenberg, the last World War II veteran to serve in the U.S. Senate, was buried Friday with military honors in a rain-drenched ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.


A man stands in front of a grave at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virigina. More than four million people visit the cemetery annually, many coming to pay final respects at graveside services, of which nearly 100 are conducted each week. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Wittman: Officer Should Run Arlington Cemetery

A Virginia congressman wants an Army officer to be the person in charge of Arlington National Cemetery.


President Barack Obama speaks in honor of Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., on May 27, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘Not All Americans May Always See Or Fully Grasp The Depth Of Sacrifice’

Reflecting on the personal toll of war, President Barack Obama on Monday implored a nation in which few volunteer for the armed forces to “always remember and to be worthy of the sacrifice” of its fallen heroes.


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Memorial Day Celebrations In Washington DC

Memorial Day celebrations throughout Washington DC recognize the diversity of the men and women who have given their lives for American freedom.


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Prince Harry is All Business, Pays Tribute at Arlington National Cemetery

The throngs swooned but Prince Harry was having none of it.