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Happy New Year

Jan 03 2017
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Happy New Year
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Graveside service in Arlington National Cemetery

Graveside service in Arlington National Cemetery
Members of the U.S. Army 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and members of the Special Forces participate in the graveside service for U.S. Army Staff Sgt. James F. Moriarty in Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery, Dec. 5, 2016, in Arlington, Va. Moriarty was one of three Special Forces soldiers from the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) who were killed in Jordan on Nov. 4. (U.S. Army photo by Rachel Larue/Arlington National Cemetery/released)

Veterans Day in Arlington National Cemetery

Veterans Day in Arlington National Cemetery
The United States Navy Band performs during the National Veterans Day Observance at Arlington National Cemetery, Nov. 11, 2016, in Arlington, Va. United States President Barack Obama gave remarks and placed a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. (U.S. Army photo by Rachel Larue/Arlington National Cemetery/released)

Autumn in Arlington National Cemetery

Nov 07 2016
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Autumn in Arlington National Cemetery
Leaves in Section 64 of Arlington National Cemetery change to autumn colors, Nov. 4, 2016, in Arlington, Va. The cemetery's 624 acres are a unique blend of formal and informal landscapes, dotted with more than 8,600 native and exotic trees. (Photo by Rachel Larue/Arlington National Cemetery/released)

Graveside service of U.S. Navy Fireman 3rd Class John H. Lindsley

Nov 02 2016
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Graveside service of U.S. Navy Fireman 3rd Class John H. Lindsley
Members of the U.S. Navy take part in the graveside service of U.S. Navy Fireman 3rd Class John H. Lindsley, Oct. 25, 2016, in Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery. Lindsley was assigned to the USS Oklahoma, which was moored at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, when the ship was attacked by Japanese aircraft. The USS Oklahoma sustained multiple torpedo hits, which caused it to quickly capsize. The attack on the ship resulted in 429 casualties, including Lindsley. (U.S. Army photo by Rachel Larue/Arlington National Cemetery/released)

Prime Minister of Italy Matteo Renzi visits Arlington National Cemetery

Oct 21 2016
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Prime Minister of Italy Matteo Renzi visits Arlington National Cemetery
Prime Minister of Italy Matteo Renzi, right, lays flowers at the gravesite of Pres. John F. Kennedy at Arlington National Cemetery, Oct. 19, 2016, in Arlington, Va. Renzi also laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. (U.S. Army photo by Rachel Larue/Arlington National Cemetery/released)

Changing of the Guard Ceremony

Oct 14 2016
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Changing of the Guard Ceremony

Tomb Sentinels, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), take part in a Changing of the Guard Ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery, Oct. 11, 2016, in Arlington, Va.

 

(U.S. Army photo by Rachel Larue)

 

Photo of the Week: October 6, 2016

Photo of the Week: October 6, 2016
Gold Star Mothers listen as Gen. Mark A. Milley, 39th Chief of Staff of the Army, gives remarks during the Commemorative Ceremony for Gold Star Mother's Day in Arlington National Cemetery, Sept. 25, 2016, in Arlington, Va. The ceremony marked the 80th Gold Star Mother’s Day. (U.S. Army photo by Rachel Larue)

Annual ANC Butterfly Release

Aug 29 2016
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Annual ANC Butterfly Release
Emma, 6, and Alan Ashby release a Monarch Butterfly during a butterfly release with Monarch Teacher Network in Arlington National Cemetery, Aug. 9, 2016, in Arlington, Va. The cemetery plants several types of local milkweed that Monarch Butterflies need to lay their eggs.  (U.S. Army photo by Rachel Larue)