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Arlington’s Advisory Committee engages with VSO, MSO communities on capacity survey results

ARLINGTON, Va. –The Advisory Committee on Arlington National Cemetery (ACANC) hosted a roundtable with 23 veterans and military service organizations on Tuesday, Jan. 30 to solicit feedback to help shape options to extend the life of the cemetery.

Public invited to discuss results, provide feedback on National Dialogue, Jan. 30

ARLINGTON, Va. – Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) is at a crossroads in its history. In approximately 23 years, the cemetery will run out of space and will no longer be an active cemetery. In order to extend the cemetery's capacity for generations to come, changes to eligibility criteria and expansion of the cemetery's geographic footprint are required.

Arlington National Cemetery home to new state champion tree

ARLINGTON, Va. – A Dwarf Hackberry growing in Section 8 of Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) is the most recent addition to ANC’s list of state champion and co-champion trees. Two sets of measurements were required in a contest that involved two other hackberries at ANC and four other trees growing in Alexandria, Virginia, one of which included the reigning champion.

Holiday hours of operation at Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery would like to remind their guests the visiting hours during holiday season are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. everyday. The parking garage closes at 6 p.m.

Volunteers urged to take public transportation for ‘Wreaths Out,’ Jan. 20

Wreaths Across America’s clean-up day, commonly known as Wreaths Out, will be held Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, beginning at 8 a.m., at Arlington National Cemetery.