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Arlington National Cemetery Announces Two Wreaths Across America Events

November 23, 2021

ARLINGTON, VA-- Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) is announcing this year’s Wreaths Across America (WAA) events to honor our nation’s heroes this December and January.


Public Invited to Watch Joint Full Honors Procession and Aerial Review during Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Centennial Commemoration

October 27, 2021

ARLINGTON, Va. — On Veterans Day, Nov. 11, at 9 a.m., the public is invited to observe a joint service flyover and full honors procession honoring the centennial anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. The procession will take place along a special route inside Arlington National Cemetery.


For First Time in Nearly 100 Years, Public Authorized to Approach Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Plaza

October 12, 2021

ARLINGTON, Va. — For the first time in nearly 100 years, and as part of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Centennial Commemoration, the public will be able to walk on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Plaza and lay flowers in front of the Tomb on Nov. 9 and 10, 2021.


Road Closure Update

October 04, 2021

Several roads in the cemetery are closed for necessary construction. 


Southern Expansion and Defense Access Road Project Groundbreaking

September 14, 2021

ARMY, ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY AND HEADQUARTERS, U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS, ANNOUNCE SOUTHERN EXPANSION AND DEFENSE ACCESS ROAD PROJECT GROUNDBREAKING


McPherson Drive Closed

August 18, 2021

Several roads in the cemetery are closed for necessary construction.Safety is our main priority for our family pass holders and guests. We ask that if you are a family pass holder with a loved one buried in the marked sections of the map, please call ANC’s operations department to schedule an escort to your loved one’s gravesite.  Please call 703-614-1111 to arrange.


Stay Safe – Hydrate!

June 28, 2021

Temperatures are expected to be in the mid- to upper 90s throughout this week. Arlington National Cemetery encourages all visitors to hydrate for their safety.


Ord and Weitzel Pedestrian Gate Now Open

June 18, 2021

The Ord and Weitzel Pedestrian Gate is now open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day. 


Arlington National Cemetery Memorial Day Weekend Activities

May 27, 2021

ARLINGTON, VA -- Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) announces its visitor and family pass holder Memorial Day weekend events schedule beginning on Thursday, May 27 and ending on Memorial Day, May 31, 2021.


ANC's Updated COVID Procedures Begin May 24

May 21, 2021

ARLINGTON, VA—Arlington National Cemetery’s (ANC) is announcing several further developments in its ongoing efforts to fully re-open services and its sites. The expanded activities and protocols are highlighted below.