News Releases

Progress continues at Arlington National Cemetery

January 25, 2012
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Executive Director of the Army National Cemeteries Program testified today before the Senate Subcommittee on Contracting Oversight, Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, along with the Department of the Army Inspector General, and the Government Accountability Office Director of Defense Capabilities and Management and Director of Acquisition and Sourcing Management regarding the progress that has been made at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as findings from requirements of Public Law 111-339.
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Arlington National Cemetery: Enhancing operations with technology, equipment and training

October 06, 2011
The Army National Cemeteries Program leadership testified today before the House Veterans Affairs’ Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs, along with the Acting Army Inspector General Maj. Gen. William H. McCoy, on the gravesite accountability efforts at Arlington National Cemetery and compliance with Secretary of the Army’s directive requiring greater oversight and operation of the Army National Cemeteries Program.
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Army Inspector General: Significant progress made at Arlington National Cemetery

September 27, 2011
The Army National Cemeteries Program leadership testified today before the House Armed Services Joint Military Personnel and the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittees, along with the Acting Army Inspector General Maj. Gen. William H. McCoy regarding the September 16, 2011 release of the Department of the Army Inspector General (DAIG) report. The DAIG report examined actions taken by cemetery officials to address deficiencies at Arlington National Cemetery and lauded the cemetery for widespread progress.
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Natural treasure lost at Arlington National Cemetery in Hurricane Irene

September 22, 2011
Arlington National Cemetery lost its “Arlington Oak,” a 220-year-old post oak tree near the John F. Kennedy gravesite when Hurricane Irene hit the east coast on Aug. 27.
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Arlington National Cemetery scheduling Saturday services

August 01, 2011
For the first time in its history, Arlington National Cemetery is scheduling funeral services on Saturdays to improve service for our veterans and their families. Currently, Saturday services are for interments and inurnments of cremated remains that do not require military honors.
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Army CID Statement Regarding Arlington National Cemetery

June 28, 2011
Today at Arlington National Cemetery, Christopher Grey, the spokesperson for the U. S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, made the following statement during a press conference.
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Arlington National Cemetery: One Year Later

June 09, 2011
Exactly one year after an investigation directed by Secretary of the Army John McHugh reported breakdowns in accountability and record-keeping at Arlington National Cemetery (ANC), the new management team put in place by McHugh today released a list of achievements put in place over the last 12 months that have strengthened the cemetery’s management and oversight.
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Leadership Presents FY 2012 Budget for Army National Cemeteries Program

June 01, 2011
The Army Cemeteries Program and Arlington National Cemetery leadership testified today before the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (HASC O&I) regarding the progress made to address past issues and establish accountability at Arlington National Cemetery.
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National Memorial Day Observance To Honor America's Fallen Service Members

May 29, 2011
The annual National Memorial Day Observance to honor America’s fallen military service members is scheduled for Monday, May 30 at Arlington National Cemetery.
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Memorial Day donation provides special commemoration for families

May 25, 2011
This Memorial Day, visitors to Arlington National Cemetery will have a special way to remember and honor a loved one or a fallen hero thanks to a generous donation of 10,000 long stemmed roses.
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