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Virtual Teacher Workshop, Jan. 17: Making Connections—Portraiture and Memorial

January 08, 2024

Join Arlington National Cemetery and the National Portrait Gallery in examining connections between the exhibition “1898: U.S. Imperial Visions and Revisions,” which examines the U.S. intervention in Cuba and U.S. expansion into Guam, Hawai'i, Puerto Rico and the Philippines, and selected memorials, graves and sites within the cemetery related to this controversial chapter in history. Consider the roles of memorials, monuments, cemeteries and portraits in sharing stories, and how they may impact perceptions of these historic events.    


Metro Service Changes Impacting ANC, Jan. 12 through 15

January 08, 2024

During the Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend, Metro will close a portion of the Blue, Orange and Silver lines for track work and maintenance. There will be NO rail service to the Arlington Cemetery stop on the Blue Line between Jan. 12 and Jan. 15. The Rosslyn station will also be closed. Buses will replace trains between Foggy Bottom-GWU and Arlington Cemetery.


Confederate Memorial Removal Update and Advisory

December 20, 2023

The remaining bronze elements of the Confederate Memorial have been removed from Arlington National Cemetery and are stored in a secure DoD facility in Virginia. The granite base will remain off limits to visitors until it is determined safe.


Road Closures: Wilson Drive and Weeks Drive

December 14, 2023

The following roads will be closed in the cemetery due to necessary construction:  


Wreaths Across America Day to be Held at Arlington National Cemetery Dec. 16

December 04, 2023

ARLINGTON, Va. – Arlington National Cemetery is privileged to invite the public to lay wreaths at headstones and columbarium niches throughout the cemetery to honor and remember our nation’s service members this holiday season.


Wreaths Across America Family Pass Holder Day — December 10, 2023

November 24, 2023
On Sunday, Dec. 10, the annual Wreaths Across America Family Pass Holder Day will be held at Arlington National Cemetery and the Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery. From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., family pass holders are invited to place a wreath at their loved one’s grave ahead of the National Wreaths Across America Day.

Career Opportunities at ANC

November 16, 2023
Arlington National Cemetery employees are great people honoring service and sacrifice to a grateful nation. ANC is always looking for new talent to contribute to our mission.

60th Anniversary of the JFK Burial: A Commemorative Walking Tour

November 14, 2023

President John F. Kennedy was buried at Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) on Nov. 25, 2023, following his assassination. To commemorate the 60th anniversary of his burial, and to honor his legacy, ANC is hosting a walking tour on Nov. 17, 2023, at 9:30 a.m.


National Veterans Day Observance Open to Public

October 29, 2023

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The 70th annual National Veterans Day Observance, honoring the men and women who have served and continue to serve in the U.S. armed forces during war and peacetime, will take place on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023, at 11 a.m., in the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery.


Road Closures for Army Ten-Miler: Sunday, Oct. 8, 2023

October 02, 2023

On Sunday, Oct. 8, numerous roads in the vicinity of Arlington National Cemetery will be closed for the Army Ten-Miler: