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Arlington National Cemetery Medal of Honor History Tour

3/7/2017

Arlington National Cemetery continues its free, guided history tours with a Medal of Honor History tour scheduled for Saturday, March 25, beginning at 11 a.m. at the Arlington National Cemetery Welcome Center.

 

The Medal of Honor is the highest award for valor that can be bestowed upon an individual serving in the Armed Services of the United States. This special tour commemorates National Medal of Honor Day and will focus on some of the more than 400 Medal of Honor recipients buried at Arlington National Cemetery. Arlington National Cemetery Historian Tim Frank will also focus on some of the World War I recipients in honor of the Centennial Anniversary of the U.S. entry into the Great War.  

 

The tour begins in the Arlington National Cemetery Welcome Center and those who wish to stay, will be able to attend the Army Full Honors Wreath-Laying Ceremony in honor of National Medal of Honor Day at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

 

The tour is free and open to the public. Registration is requested.

 

To register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/arlington-national-cemetery-medal-of-honor-history-tour-tickets-32623321232

 

Mark your calendar for upcoming tours!

April 6: World War I Exhibit Opening and Centennial Commemorative

May 21: Memorial Day

June 11: Army History

July 9: Explorers and Pioneers

August 6: Coast Guard history

September 10: Aviation History

October 8: Naval History

November 5: Marine Corps History

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