Face Covering Policy

All personnel entering the cemetery will be required to provide proof of having face coverings in their possession during entry screening. Personnel not able to provide proof of having face coverings or masks in their possession will not be allowed to enter the cemetery. Visitors will wear their face coverings at all times while in the cemetery.

 
Published on Thursday, August 6, 2020
Website Maintenance

Several services across the ANC website and ANC Explorer are currently unable to send emails. This includes the Initiate Ceremony Request, Lost and Found, and Feedback Forms. We are working to restore this functionality and appreciate your patience.

 
Published on Monday, August 3, 2020

After the Funeral

A uniformed soldier places American flags in front of gravesites at Arlington National Cemetery

The primary mission of Arlington National Cemetery is to serve as the final resting place for the men and women who honorably served in the Armed Forces and their immediate family members. Arlington National Cemetery has a team of dedicated professionals that maintain these hallowed grounds. Headstone/niche cover photos are loaded in Arlington's app, ANC Explorer, approximately 90 days from when a service is conducted. We encourage you to visit Arlington National Cemetery in person. Click the link at left for information on visiting a gravesite.