Photos Of The Week

June 2012

June 25, 2012

June 25, 1950 was the start of the Korean War. Today, we salute the thousands of veterans who served and fought in Korea in 1950-1953. A memorial bench, dedicated by No Greater Love and the Korean War Veterans Association, sits in silent remembrance of the departed and the missing near the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery. Learn more about the Korean War. Photo by Javon Warre...

June 18, 2012

Remembering the fallen of the War of 1812 on the 200th anniversary of the start of the war. The War of 1812 was a military conflict fought between the United States of America and the British Empire centered on maritime issues for freedom of the seas. It was during the War of 1812 that Francis Scott Key penned the national anthem – “The Star-Spangled Banner”. In 1905, construction workers disc...

June 11, 2012

Debbie Lee, founder of America’s Mighty Warriors and Gold Star mother, kisses the photo of her son on The Lost Heroes Art Quilt during her visit to Arlington National Cemetery June 7, 2012. America’s Mighty Warriors honors the memory of Lee’s son, fallen Navy SEAL Marc Alan Lee, by accepting the challenge in his last letter home to “pass on the kindness, the love, the precious gift of human life, ...

June 04, 2012

An Armed Forces Full Honor Wreath Ceremony was held May 29 in honor of President John F. Kennedy's 95th birthday. A wreath was placed at Kennedy’s gravesite by Maj. Gen. Michael S. Linnington, commander of the Military District of Washington. U.S. Army photo by Leroy Council

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