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ARLINGTON, VA – Since COVID-19 cases within the National Capital Region are trending down, Arlington National Cemetery (ANC), in coordination with the U.S. Army Military District of Washington, is implementing the next step in its phased plan to increase public access to the cemetery and to resume larger support to military funeral honors. Karen Durham-Aguilera, Executive Director, Office of Army National Cemeteries and Arlington National Cemetery, states, “Arlington National Cemetery will continue to balance activities to protect our workforce, funeral attendees and family pass holders while we work to accomplish our most sacred mission in this COVID-19 environment.”
ARLINGTON, VA; Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) will be open to family pass holders only on July 4, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The cemetery will be closed to the public. Cemetery grounds will close to all promptly at 5:00 p.m.
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
ARMY NATIONAL MILITARY CEMETERIES
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA 22211-5003
SAAC-ZA 22 APRIL 2020
MEMORANDUM FOR Army National Military Cemeteries Employees, Contractors and
SUBJECT: Army National Military Cemeteries Temporary Policy Regarding Face
Operating Status Update [or Funerals Update]: June 17, 2020
ANC will commemorate Memorial Amphitheater’s centennial anniversary with its first online exhibit, available to the public on the ANC website beginning on May 13, 2020.
Arlington National Cemetery remains closed to the public; the cemetery is open to family pass holders only for visitation.
Arlington National Cemetery is continuing its primary mission during this national emergency—burying our nation's veterans, service members and their families. In coordination with the military services, ANC is modifying funeral operations to ensure the protection and health of the public, of the service members who perform military honors and of the ANC workforce, so as to maintain operational readiness.
Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) will close its Welcome Center to all visitors beginning Tuesday, March 24 2020.
Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) will close to visitors beginning Friday, March 13, 2020 as we take precautionary measures to protect the health of our employees, families and visitors.
ARLINGTON, VA – Arlington National Cemetery welcomes new Superintendent Charles “Ray” Alexander, Jr. Mr. Alexander is coming to the cemetery from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), where he served as the director of Contingency Operations and chief of the Office of Homeland Security at Headquarters USACE.