WASHINGTON -- The House has passed legislation to allow female World War II pilots known as WASPs to continue placing their ashes at Arlington National Cemetery.
By Richard Lardner, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Thursday that a young Army captain who is the newest Medal of Honor recipient had the instincts and the courage to tackle a suicide bomber in Afghanistan during a moment of selfless bravery, saving…
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
Here rests in honored glory, an American soldier known but to God. A haunting inscription found on one of America's most famous tombstones, but the story of how the first official unknown soldier from World War I was selected for…
By Patrick Kiger
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama urged the nation to keep veterans in their thoughts long after Veterans Day and ensure that they receive the care and benefits they've earned.
By Associated Press
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier was constructed in 1921, after Congress approved the burial of an unidentified U.S. soldier from World War I, with other Unknowns interred since. The Tomb has been guarded year-round continuously since 1937, when the…
PBS NewsHour will live stream the Veterans Day Observance Ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery where Vice President Joe Biden will lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and then deliver remarks inside the Memorial Amphitheater.
Tonight on the PBS NewsHour we're airing an excerpt from the WETA documentary, 'Arlington National Cemetery.' In our excerpt, we visit Section 60 where many of the dead from the recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are buried.
President Obama, back in Washington after his surprise trip to visit troops in Afghanistan, will lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier this morning at 11 a.m. EDT at Arlington National Cemetery.
Hundreds of political luminaries paid tribute to Sen. Edward Kennedy on a rainy Saturday in Boston as three days of memorials were set to culminate with his entombment near his slain brothers.
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