News Releases

***POSTPONED TO JUNE 15*** June 13 evening event: Arlington at 150 Observance Program: A tribute to Arlington's Past, Present and Future

May 30, 2014

As part of Arlington National Cemetery’s 150th anniversary commemoration, the cemetery is hosting an evening event on Friday, June 13: “Arlington at 150 Observance Program: A tribute to Arlington’s Past, Present and Future,” featuring historical vignettes and musical performances. The show is free and open to the public.


Arlington National Cemetery to rename “Old” Amphitheater after Civil War Wounded Warrior, James R. Tanner

May 21, 2014

Arlington National Cemetery to rename “Old” Amphitheater after Civil War Wounded Warrior, James R. Tanner


Temporary Flame transferred to permanent Eternal Flame at President John F. Kennedy's gravesite

October 29, 2013
Temporary flame transferred to permanent Eternal Flame at President John F. Kennedy's gravesite
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"Arlington at 150": Events designed to commemorate Arlington National Cemetery's 150th Anniversary

October 09, 2013
ARLINGTON, Va. – Arlington National Cemetery will host a series of special events from May through June 2014 designed to honor the traditions, remember the sacrifice and explore the history of the cemetery as it commemorates its 150th anniversary.
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Arlington National Cemetery’s award-winning app reaches 30k downloads

April 10, 2013
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Executive Director of the Army National Military Cemeteries announced in a hearing today that Arlington National Cemetery’s free app, ANC Explorer, has reached 30,465 downloads in less than six months.
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Arlington National Cemetery employees exempt from furloughs, not sequestration-related budget cuts

March 13, 2013
The Executive Director of the Army National Military Cemeteries announced in a hearing today that most of Arlington National Cemetery civilian employees will be exempt from defense-related furloughs for Fiscal Year 2013.
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Arlington National Cemetery to share design for Millennium expansion project

March 01, 2013
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Millennium Project at Arlington National Cemetery started in the late 1990s when Congress realized that Arlington National Cemetery was near capacity. Expansion areas were limited, but through law, Congress directed a land transfer from Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall and the National Park Service; paired with existing Arlington property, the Millennium Project was born.
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Open House and Site Visit Millennium Project at Arlington National Cemetery, Saturday, March 16, 2013, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

February 27, 2013
Open House and Site Visit Millennium Project at Arlington National Cemetery Saturday, March 16, 2013, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
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Arlington National Cemetery unveils new exhibits at ribbon cutting ceremony

January 20, 2013
Arlington National Cemetery unveils new exhibits at ribbon cutting ceremony
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New app brings Arlington National Cemetery closer to the public

October 22, 2012
Today, Arlington National Cemetery released an application that enables family members and the public to find gravesites and explore Arlington’s rich history.
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