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Obama schedule for Monday, Nov. 11

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- President Obama hosts a breakfast to honor veterans and their families Monday in the State Dining Room, the White House said.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Nov. 11, 2013.
By United Press International
Eternal flame transferred back to permanent place on Kennedy's grave

Eternal flame transferred back to permanent place on Kennedy's grave

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 29 (UPI) -- The eternal flame on U.S. President John F. Kennedy's grave in Arlington National Cemetery was relit Tuesday with the flame transferred from a temporary holder.

Remains of Army Air Force troops killed in WWII returned for burial

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- The remains of two U.S. Army Air Force troops killed in World War II will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery next week, the U.S. Defense Department said.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013.
By United Press International

Irish monument's Kennedy-linked flame goes out

NEW ROSS, Ireland, June 28 (UPI) -- An Irish memorial with a flame carried from U.S. President John F. Kennedy's grave in Arlington, Va., went out due to a soot buildup, officials said.
Pentagon moves to extend benefits for same-sex marriage

Pentagon moves to extend benefits for same-sex marriage

WASHINGTON, June 26 (UPI) -- U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel said the Pentagon will begin "immediately" implementing a Supreme Court ruling striking down the Defense of Marriage Act.

Caroline Kennedy marks 50th anniversary of JFK's 1963 visit to Ireland

NEW ROSS, Ireland, June 24 (UPI) -- Ireland has been celebrating the 50th anniversary of U.S. President John F. Kennedy's 1963 visit with events featuring his daughter and members of the clan.
Lautenberg remembered as 'good man' in funeral attended by hundreds

Lautenberg remembered as 'good man' in funeral attended by hundreds

NEW YORK, June 5 (UPI) -- Sen. Frank Lautenberg was recalled as "a mensch [good man] through and through" Wednesday at a New York memorial attended by governors and top U.S. lawmakers.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, May 28, 2013.
By United Press International
Obama to Americans: 'Be worthy' of armed forces' sacrifices

Obama to Americans: 'Be worthy' of armed forces' sacrifices

ARLINGTON, Va., May 27 (UPI) -- President Obama charged Americans Monday with the task of honoring "the strength and resolve" of its armed forces and "be worthy" of the sacrifices they made.

Obama schedule for Monday, May 27

WASHINGTON, May 27 (UPI) -- President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama host a breakfast Monday in honor of Gold Star military families in the State Dining Room, the White House said.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, May 23, 2013.
By United Press International
Britain's Prince Harry arrives in Colorado

Britain's Prince Harry arrives in Colorado

DENVER, May 10 (UPI) -- Prince Harry of Britain mingled with Colorado's elite at a reception Friday after arriving in Denver, the second stop on a weeklong U.S. visit.

Vietnam-era sailors' remains to be buried at Arlington

WASHINGTON, May 1 (UPI) -- Human remains from the Vietnam War have been identified as four U.S. Navy sailors who were reported missing in 1967, officials said.
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Arlington National Cemetery
Col. David Astin salutes a fallen soldier in Section 60 during a monthly visit to Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, on May 26, 2011. Col. Astin currently visits 16 fallen soldiers each month to pay respects. Many of the soldiers killed in Afghanistan and Iraq that are buried at Arlington are in Section 60. UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg
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