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Honoring America's Fallen Soldiers Of Every (And No) Faith

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.24.2015 | Religion

On Memorial Day we honor the men and women who have died in service for their country. At Arlington National Cemetery, these fallen soldiers lie side ...

Man Who Shot Self In Arlington Was Retired Officer

Reuters | Posted 08.24.2014 | Crime

WASHINGTON, June 24 (Reuters) - A man who died of a self-inflicted gunshot at Arlington National Cemetery has been identified as a 92-year-old retir...

Brothers Forever: A Talk with Col. Tom Manion

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 07.21.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

On April 29, 2007, 1st Lt. Travis Manion made the ultimate sacrifice in the Al Anbar province of Iraq. While leading a counterattack against the enemy, drawing fire away from his wounded comrades, Travis was fatally wounded by a sniper. His actions allowed ever other member of his patrol to survive.

LOOK: Observing Veterans Day At Arlington

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.13.2012 | DC

ARLINGTON, Va. -- President Obama honored veterans on Sunday with a visit to Arlington National Cemetery. The federal holiday was observed on Monday. ...

A Chaplain's Advice On How To Be There For Our Troops

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 08.14.2012 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Unless you have a family member who is in the service, or live in a community near a base, it is all too easy to ignore the human cost and trauma of war.

FBI Investigating Mishandling Of Remains At Arlington Cemetery

The Washington Post | Jerry Markon and Christian Davenport | Posted 08.28.2011 | Politics

The Justice Department is investigating the mishandling of remains at Arlington National Cemetery in a broad criminal inquiry that is also seeking evi...

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Jeff Danziger | Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Memorial Day, Every Day For Arlington National Cemetery Chaplain

Rosslyn, VA Patch | Holly Nunn | Email the Author | May 30, 2011 | Posted 07.31.2011 | Religion

Lt. Col. Keith Croom's first reaction is to crack a joke and a smile. He has the ease and charm you would expect from a man raised in the South. You p...

Arlington Cemetery: Once A Thriving Black Town

Hermene Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hermene Hartman

The only trace of Freedman's Village left on the grounds are the lonely graves in Section 27 near the Iwo Jima Memorial.

Don't Blame Palin, Blame Stalin

Harvey Gotliffe, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harvey Gotliffe, Ph.D.

For too many years in too many quarters, the name of the game has been blame. It seems that more and more people refuse to accept the responsibility f...

VFW Says Army Should Lose Arlington Cemetery

AOL News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The secretary of the Army vowed today to clean up the management mess at Arlington National Cemetery, but a spokesman for the nation's l...

Arlington Cemetery Officials Knew About Discarded Tombstones Found In Stream

The Washington Post | Christian Davenport | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Officials at Arlington National Cemetery were aware that discarded tombstones were lining the banks of a small stream on the grounds for more than a d...

Friday Talking Points [127] -- Letting A Crisis Go To Waste

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

President Barack Obama's administration was supposed to follow a basic premise: never let a crisis go to waste. That was according to one of his own ...

Veterans Day Meeting: Reporter Has Surpise Interaction With President At Arlington Cemetery

New York Daily News | By James Gordon Meek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

He didn't introduce himself. He didn't have to. President Obama simply stuck out his hand and asked for my name as he stepped toward me amid a bone...

Obama's Veterans Day: Honors Dead, Makes Surprise Visit To Graves

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama visited Arlington National Cemetery on Wednesday, where they honored Veterans' Day and made a surprise v...

The Unspoken Casualties of the Iraq War

R. B. Stuart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
R. B. Stuart

A collage hangs on the wall of the 6th floor Oncology Ward 65 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Proudly amongst the staff photo's is the former Pres...

Army To Probe Firing Of Woman Who Opened Up Iraq War Funerals

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Army Secretary Pete Geren has asked his staff for an internal review to examine the Army's firing last month of Gina Gray, the former public affairs d...