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Wreaths Across America Annual Event to be Held at Arlington National Cemetery December 14, 2019

November 22, 2019

ARLINGTON, VA – The annual Wreaths Across America event will be held at Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) and the Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery on Saturday, Dec. 14. The gates to these cemeteries will open at 8 a.m. 


Public invited to celebrate Veterans Day at Arlington National Cemetery

October 31, 2019

The 66th annual National Veterans Day Observance, to honor the men and women who have served and continue to serve in the U.S. armed forces during war and peacetime, is scheduled for Monday, Nov. 11 at Arlington National Cemetery.


Acting Secretary of the Army announces proposed changes to eligibility criteria for burial at Arlington National Cemetery

September 25, 2019

The Honorable Ryan D. McCarthy, Acting Secretary of the Army, has proposed revised eligibility criteria for interment and inurnment at Arlington National Cemetery (ANC). 


National Association of Landscape Professionals 23rd annual Renewal & Remembrance event

July 12, 2019
Landscape Industry Honors Our Nation’s Fallen Heroes with Day of Service at Arlington National Cemetery Hundreds of landscape professionals and veterans will convene to further beautify the grounds during the 23rd annual Renewal & Remembrance event.

James R. Tanner Amphitheater reopens after historic restoration

June 12, 2019

The James R. Tanner Amphitheater, near Arlington House, has reopned to the public after years of assessment and restoration. 


Arlington National Cemetery to Treat Marble Headstones in Section 33

June 10, 2019

ARLINGTON, VA – This weekend the cemetery applied a solution to approximately 9,700 headstones in Section 33 of Arlington National Cemetery. The purpose of the treatment is to impede the growth of dark microorganisms on the marble.


Arlington National Cemetery Immediately Begins Clean-Up Following Damaging Storm During Annual Flags-In Event

May 24, 2019

ARLINGTON, VA - Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) caretakers and horticulture staff are working quickly and diligently to recover from yesterday’s intense storm and restore the cemetery’s beautiful grounds for the Memorial Day weekend.   


National Memorial Day Observance scheduled for May 27

May 20, 2019

Click here  for news release. The annual 151st National Memorial Day Observance to honor America’s fallen military service members is scheduled for Monday, May 27 at Arlington National Cemetery.


Memorial Day Media Advisory

May 20, 2019

Click here  for full media advisory. National Memorial Day Events at Arlington National Cemetery. Media interested in covering the observance must register by 2 p.m. Thursday, May 23.


Arlington National Cemetery Easter Sunrise Service April 21

February 15, 2019

ARLINGTON, VA – Arlington National Cemetery will host its annual Easter Sunrise Service April 21, 2019 at 6:30 a.m. in the Arlington National Cemetery Memorial Amphitheater.