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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.

2 USS Monitor sailors' remains buried

ARLINGTON, Va., March 8 (UPI) -- The remains of two sailors who died when the ironclad Civil War ship USS Monitor sank during a storm were buried with full military honors Friday.
Kennedy flame getting upgrades

Kennedy flame getting upgrades

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 6 (UPI) -- A $350,000 contract has been let to upgrade the eternal flame marking the grave of slain U.S. President John F. Kennedy, the Army Corps of Engineers says.

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Biden officially sworn in for second term

Biden officially sworn in for second term

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- U.S. Vice President Joe Biden was sworn into his second term Sunday, one day before he and President Barack Obama take their public oaths.

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Wreaths Across America even bigger in 2012

ARLINGTON, Maine, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- About 110,000 wreaths were laid at Virginia's Arlington National Cemetery for the 21st annual Wreaths Across America event, officials said.

Obama's schedule for Monday, May 30

WASHINGTON, May 30 (UPI) -- President Obama and his wife Michelle Obama participate in activities honoring the U.S. military on Memorial Day, the daily schedule for Monday indicated.
Arlington Cemetery management ripped

Arlington Cemetery management ripped

WASHINGTON, April 15 (UPI) -- Some members of the U.S. Congress are lambasting the management of Arlington National Cemetery, one saying it has a "culture of incompetence."
More errors, confusion on Arlington graves

More errors, confusion on Arlington graves

ARLINGTON, Va., March 21 (UPI) -- Arlington National Cemetery, which still cannot locate all its graves, also has lost track of site reservations, a U.S. official admits.
Army investigates moved urns at Arlington

Army investigates moved urns at Arlington

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 4 (UPI) -- A U.S. Army spokesman confirmed an investigation is ongoing concerning remains at Arlington National Cemetery that were moved from their burial sites.
New boss aims to fix Arlington cemetery

New boss aims to fix Arlington cemetery

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 20 (UPI) -- The Army has named a new head of Arlington National Cemetery, whose predecessor was fired for mismanagement in June.
More burial problems at Arlington

More burial problems at Arlington

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 21 (UPI) -- A retired U.S. Air Force colonel has been visiting an empty grave at Arlington National Cemetery because of a burial mistake, a cemetery spokesman said.
Army orders changes for Arlington

Army orders changes for Arlington

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Widespread changes have been ordered for Washington's Arlington National Cemetery following a report that detailed multiple abuses, the U.S. Army says.
Tombstones used for erosion control

Tombstones used for erosion control

ARLINGTON, Va., June 23 (UPI) -- An Army spokesman says officials at Washington's Arlington National Cemetery knew for decades that discarded tombstones were being used for erosion control.

Headstones found in Arlington creek

ARLINGTON, Va., June 17 (UPI) -- Several weathered headstones have been found on the muddy banks of a creek at Arlington National Cemetery, outside Washington, officials say.
Call center opens for Arlington questions

Call center opens for Arlington questions

ARLINGTON, Va., June 11 (UPI) -- A call center for people concerned about burials at Arlington National Cemetery opened Friday, a day after a report alleged misconduct at the cemetery.
Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery

ARLINGTON, Va., June 11 (UPI) -- More than 200 graves were misidentified and other irregularities were found at Virginia's Arlington National Cemetery, U.S. Army officials said.
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Arlington saves items left on graves

ARLINGTON, Va., May 31 (UPI) -- Arlington National Cemetery is collecting many personal items left on military graves and storing them for posterity, officials in Virginia said.

Thousands lay wreaths at Arlington

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Some 6,000 volunteers came to Arlington National Cemetery to place wreaths on the U.S. military graves there, event organizers said.

McHugh vows Arlington grave probe

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Alleged loss of accountability of graves and poor record keeping at Arlington National Cemetery will be probed, U.S. Army Secretary John McHugh has vowed.
Lawn care pros groom national cemetery

Lawn care pros groom national cemetery

ARLINGTON, Va., July 14 (UPI) -- Virginia's Arlington National Cemetery was treated to a manicure by more than 400 professional lawn care workers from throughout the nation, officials said.

Wreath maker donates to the fallen

HARRINGTON, Maine, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- A Maine company is donating thousands of wreaths to decorate veterans' graves in Arlington National Cemetery and elsewhere.

Vet deaths drive Arlington growth

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 4 (UPI) -- A growing number of deaths among World War II veterans has prompted a new expansion plan for Virginia's Arlington National Cemetery.

U.S. Army considers replacing war tomb

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 20 (UPI) -- The U.S. Army will soon make a decision on whether to replace a 71-year-old, Arlington, Va., monument dedicated to unknown fallen soldiers.
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