Road and Gate Closures

July 17, 2023

The Ord and Weitzel vehicular and pedestrian gates will be closed for portions of the summer in order to be replaced. 

July 15 Webinar: Horticulture at Military Cemeteries

July 10, 2023

On Saturday, July at 12:30 p.m., historians and horticulturalists from Arlington National Cemetery will be participating in a webinar hosted by the National WWI Museum and Memorial.

Fourth of July Air Force Memorial and Road Closures

June 28, 2023

In collaboration with the Air Force District of Washington (AFDW), public access to the Air Force Memorial will be closed on July 4. While we recognize that it has become an annual tradition for many visitors and local community members to view the fireworks and commemorate this patriotic day from the Air Force Memorial, this is an active construction site involving multiple road closures, which poses a significant safety and security risk. Our priority is to keep our visitors safe and allow them the time needed to make alternative plans this holiday.

Metro Station Canopy Construction

June 09, 2023

From June 11 to June 30, there will be traffic congestion on Memorial Ave due to construction at the Arlington Cemetery Metro Station.

Juneteenth Family Day Event: June 17

June 07, 2023

Arlington National Cemetery is proud to announce our participation in the National Archives Museum’s Juneteenth Family Day event on Saturday June 17, 2023, from 11:00 am to 2:30 pm.

U.S. Army Birthday Tour: June 14

June 07, 2023

Be All You Can Be! Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) invites you to a special walking tour in honor of the United States Army’s 248th Birthday on June 14, 2023. The U.S. Army is the oldest and largest service branch in the U.S. military, tracing its roots back to the Continental Army established in 1775. Throughout its history, the U.S. Army has continually risen to meet the ever-changing needs of an expanding and diverse nation. This tour will focus on the transition of the Army from conscripted service to the rise of the all-volunteer force 50 years ago.

Webinar: “Call to Serve: 75 Years of Recruiting Women"

June 01, 2023

Join us at 1 p.m. EST on Tuesday June 6 for a free public webinar celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Women’s Armed Services Integration Act of 1948. Hosted by the Pritzker Military Museum & Library and titled “Call to Serve: 75 Years of Recruiting Women,” this webinar will bring together experts from the Military Women’s Memorial, the U.S. Space Force and Arlington National Cemetery to discuss the history and impact of this significant legislation.

The Old Guard Leads 75th Annual Flags-In Ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery

May 25, 2023

ARLINGTON, VA—On Thursday, May 25, Arlington National Cemetery (ANC), the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (the Old Guard) and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington conducted a joint service “Flags-In” ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery and Soldiers’ and Airmen’s Home National Cemetery (SAHNC). This annual event, held on the Thursday before Memorial Day, honors every individual laid to rest at ANC and SAHNC.

National Memorial Day Observance

May 24, 2023

WASHINGTON – The nation’s 155th National Memorial Day Wreath-Laying and Observance Program to honor America’s fallen will be live-streamed from Arlington National Cemetery beginning at 11 a.m. EDT, Monday, May 29.

VA Adds 300,000 Veterans and Service Members from 27 Military Cemeteries to Veterans Legacy Memorial

May 22, 2023

WASHINGTON — Today, the Department of Veterans Affairs, in collaboration with the Office of Army Cemeteries, announced that it has added 300,000 service members and Veterans interred in 27 Department of Defense-managed military cemeteries into the Veterans Legacy Memorial (VLM) website.