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

Posted on 10/29/2013
Temporary flame transferred to permanent Eternal Flame at President John F. Kennedy's gravesite

"Arlington at 150": Events designed to commemorate Arlington National Cemetery's 150th Anniversary

Posted on 9/23/2013
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.

Arlington National Cemetery’s award-winning app reaches 30k downloads

Posted on 4/10/2013
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.

Arlington National Cemetery employees exempt from furloughs, not sequestration-related budget cuts

Posted on 3/13/2013
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.

Arlington National Cemetery to share design for Millennium expansion project

Posted on 3/1/2013
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.

Open House and Site Visit Millennium Project at Arlington National Cemetery, Saturday, March 16, 2013, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Posted on 2/27/2013
Open House and Site Visit Millennium Project at Arlington National Cemetery Saturday, March 16, 2013, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Arlington National Cemetery unveils new exhibits at ribbon cutting ceremony

Posted on 1/20/2013
Arlington National Cemetery unveils new exhibits at ribbon cutting ceremony

New app brings Arlington National Cemetery closer to the public

Posted on 10/22/2012
Today, Arlington National Cemetery released an application that enables family members and the public to find gravesites and explore Arlington’s rich history.

Senator Edward Kennedy gravesite improvements complete at Arlington National Cemetery

Posted on 10/17/2012
A construction project to improve access to Senator Edward M. Kennedy’s gravesite has been completed at Arlington National Cemetery.

Construction begins on improvements at the Senator Edward Kennedy gravesite at Arlington National Cemetery

Posted on 6/22/2012
ARLINGTON, Va. – A construction project to improve access to Senator Edward M. Kennedy gravesite is under way at Arlington National Cemetery. The project will connect Senator Kennedy’s gravesite to the gravesites of Robert F. Kennedy and John F. Kennedy with a granite path. Visitors currently have to exit the stepped path from the RFK gravesite to visit Senator Kennedy’s gravesite. The new path will be constructed in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act accessible design standards.

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