Invitation to Public Comment: Pentagon Memorial Fund Visitor Education Center

April 02, 2024

With this notice, ANMC informs consulting parties and the public that, in accordance with Section 106 of the NHPA, the agency has applied the criteria of adverse effects (36 CFR § 800.5[a][1]) to the undertaking and finds that the proposed project would have no adverse effects to the three historic properties located in the undertaking’s Area of Potential Effects (APE).  The public can view the Assessment of Effects (AOE) documentation submitted to the DHR on both the ANC and PMF websites: (ANC) and (PMF).  The documentation includes all consultation records to date, and an assessment of potential effects to the three historic properties in the APE. In addition, the public can view correspondence between the DHR and ANMC, consulting party meeting records, and reviews and approvals from the the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts (CFA) and the National Capital Planning Commission (NCPC).

Webinar: Commemorating the Pioneering Nurses of the Spanish-American War at Arlington National Cemetery

April 01, 2024

On Apr. 15, 2024 at 7 p.m. EST, ANC Senior Historian Dr. Allison Finkelstein will present a commemoration of the pioneering nurses of the Spanish-American War who are interred at Arlington National Cemetery. These contract nurses who served in America’s first international war in two hemispheres were the foremothers of today's Army Nurse Corps. Dr. Finkelstein will bring their stories to life as she provides a virtual tour of Section 21, the Nurses’ Section, containing the gravesites of nurses who served in this conflict.

Arlington National Cemetery Tour: Honoring Our First Military Burials for the 160th Anniversary

March 28, 2024

The Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) History Office will host two sections walk tours in honor of the 160th anniversary of the first military burial at the cemetery on May 13, 2024.

Spring Horticulture Tours

March 20, 2024

Join us as we celebrate spring at Arlington National Cemetery's 639-acre, Level III Accredited Memorial Arboretum! We are offering the following tours in 2024: 

Arlington National Cemetery Job Fair

March 13, 2024

Join Arlington National Cemetery on March 21 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Welcome Center for our first job fair! Learn more about our sacred mission while hearing directly from our experienced staff and passionate leaders about exciting and fulfilling career opportunities.

Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall to Host Annual Easter Sunrise Service

March 13, 2024

The annual National Military Easter Sunrise Service will be held Sunday, March 31 at Arlington National Cemetery’s Memorial Amphitheater and hosted by Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Commander Col. Tasha N. Lowery. The service, which will take place from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m., will also be live streamed on the joint base Facebook page at  

Road and Walkway Closures

February 23, 2024

Road Closures:

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

Women’s History Month Walking Tour, March 22

February 20, 2024

“The Civil War Nurses of Arlington National Cemetery”

Date: March 22, 2024

Time: 11:00 a.m. to  12:00 p.m.

Location: Meet at the Tanner Amphitheater

Freedman's Village Online Discussion, Feb. 28

January 22, 2024

On Wednesday, Feb. 28, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. EST, a panel of historians and archivists will discuss Freedman’s Village, a community of formerly enslaved African Americans established in 1863 on the Arlington, VA, estate previously owned by the family of Confederate General Robert E. Lee. The Freedman’s Village on the Arlington property evolved into a unique and thriving community with schools, hospitals, churches, and social services. While intended to be temporary, the community remained on the land from 1863 until 1900, and it had a lasting legacy. Participating on the panel will be Amber Forrester and Damani Davis from the National Archives, Allison Finkelstein from Arlington National Cemetery, and Steve Hammond, a seventh-generation member of the Syphax family of Washington, DC.

Arlington National Cemetery to Hold Annual Wreaths Out Event on Saturday, Jan. 20

January 16, 2024

ARLINGTON, VA – Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) and Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery (SAHNC) in Washington, D.C. will hold their annual removal of wreaths, known as Wreaths Out, on Saturday, Jan. 20 beginning at 8 a.m.