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Hours of Operation change October 1; Changing of the Guard takes place at top of the hour

October 01, 2015
Arlington National Cemetery's hours of operation change today. From October 1 to March 31, the cemetery is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and the Changing of the Guard will occur at the top of every hour.

Cannon and carriage reinstalled at the gravesite of Maj. Gen. Wallace Fitz Randolph in Arlington National Cemetery

September 30, 2015
Employees Bryan Knepper, preservation specialist, and Randy Coy, motor vehicle operator, from Gettysburg National Military Park, guided a Civil War era cannon onto a carriage at the grave of Maj. Gen. Wallace Fitz Randolph in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery, Sept. 30, 2015. Randolph was born June 11, 1841, and died Dec. 9, 1910.

Official Guidance Regarding Possible Federal Shutdown

September 26, 2015
Arlington National Cemetery to remain open if there is a federal government shutdown.

Arlington's executive director and Arlington Ladies receive VFW awards

August 27, 2015
Army National Military Cemeteries Executive Director Patrick K. Hallinan received the 2015 Commander-in-Chief Gold Medal at the 116th VFW National Convention held July 18-22 in Pittsburgh.

Arlington boasts new state champion trees

August 24, 2015
Arlington National Cemetery is now the home of three Virginia State Champions and one co-champion. To be named an official state champion, the Virginia Big Tree Program must deem it to be the largest of that species in the state.