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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:


Remembering the Sacred 20 at ANC: A Walking Tour in Honor of the Navy Birthday

September 22, 2023

In honor of the birthday of the U.S. Navy, Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) is pleased to present a new specialty public walking tour on Friday, Oct. 13, focused on the Sacred 20, the first women to join the U.S. Navy Nurse Corps. ANC will be hosting historians from the U.S. Navy to share this fascinating story by exploring sites that range from memorials to graves.


Fall 2023 Horticulture Tours

September 14, 2023

Each fall, ANC's horticulture team leads visitors on unique tours showcasing the memorial arboretum. This year, tours will be held on October 13, 20, 27 and November 3. Information on each tour can be found here. Follow us on social media @ArlingtonNatl for more updates. We hope to see you there!


ANC Reopens to the Public

September 12, 2023

On Friday, ANC's response teams and local law enforcement partners spent the morning on site investigating the threat. Nothing suspicious was found, and law enforcement safely cleared all areas. The cemetery remained closed for the remainder on the day.


Arlington National Cemetery Remains Closed After Investigating Bomb Threat

September 08, 2023

Arlington National Cemetery officials and Joint Base Myer Henderson-Hall emergency services responded to a bomb threat early this morning. The cemetery closed to the public and funeral services scheduled this morning were postponed. The cemetery's response teams and local law enforcement partners spent the morning on site investigating the threat. Nothing suspicious was found, and law enforcement safely cleared all areas.


Emergency Closure: Friday, Sept. 8

September 08, 2023

Arlington National Cemetery officials and Joint Base Myer Henderson-Hall emergency services are currently responding to a bomb threat. The cemetery is closed to the general public and funeral services have been delayed until further notice. The cemetery's response teams and local law enforcement partners are on site investigating the threat. The public is requested to avoid the area and wait for updates posted to our social media platforms.