Tag: Arlington National Cemetery

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    This week the House of Representatives authorized a memorial at Arlington National Cemetery for 13 fallen Jewish military chaplains.
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    May 27, 2011 | Comments

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    See and hear some of the observances this year at Arlington National Cemetery and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. More

    November 16, 2010 | Comments

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    To mark Veterans Day weekend, Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly senior associate producer Patti Jette Hanley took pictures at Arlington National Cemetery and at St. James Episcopal Church on Capitol Hill in Washington, where on All Souls Day members of the parish read the names of Americans who died this year in Iraq, commemorating their sacrifice. More

    November 9, 2007 | Comments

  • Read an excerpt adapted from Michael Sledge’s book SOLDIER DEAD: HOW WE RECOVER, IDENTIFY, BURY, AND HONOR OUR MILITARY FALLEN (Columbia University Press, 2005):
    Burying military dead with honors is not a recent practice. Thucydides’ account of the funerary rites of … More

    May 25, 2007 | Comments