Government Shutdown

Arlington National Cemetery will remain open and conduct normal operations if a government shutdown occurs.

Our current hours of operation are 8 a.m.-5 p.m., seven days a week.

Mission & Vision

Our Mission

On behalf of the American people, lay to rest those who have served our nation with dignity and honor, treating their families with respect and compassion, and connecting guests to the rich tapestry of the cemetery's living history, while maintaining these hallowed grounds befitting the sacrifice of all those who rest here in quiet repose.

Our Vision

America's premier military cemetery - A national shrine - A living history of freedom - Where dignity and honor rest in solemn repose.

Campaign Plan

The campaign plan is the detailed roadmap that will help the ANMC achieve its vision and priorities in the short and long term (2012-2025 and beyond). It includes objectives and goals for all directorates at ANC and the Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery, with measurable standards (metrics) and quarterly milestones that will ensure the ANMC remains on track to achieve its vision. Read the 2012 Campaign Plan.


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