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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.
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!
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 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.
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.
From Sept. 7 through Oct. 10, 2023, Arlington National Cemetery is undertaking a construction project on Memorial Avenue, its main roadway entrance for visitors and families. The project, which will include milling, paving and traffic enhancement, will improve traffic flow for both pedestrians and motorists.
Arlington, VA—The Pentagon Memorial Fund (PMF), with Army National Military Cemeteries (ANMC) as the lead federal agency, is proposing to construct and operate a Visitor Education Center (VEC) for the existing 9/11 Pentagon Memorial on the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery (ANC).
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We would like to inform you of some pedestrian route changes and detours that will take place surrounding the construction supporting Arlington National Cemetery’s Southern Expansion project. On or around August 11, 2023 the pedestrian route will be reconfigured as shown in green and blue on the map below:
Arlington National Cemetery annually renovates more than 30 acres of turf. This process involves removing the old turf and weeds, tilling the soil, grading the grave sites and planting new grass from seed. Each year, the Horticulture Division assigns sections for renovation as needed. The long-term result will be a much healthier, thicker turf and ground that is much more level.
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