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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.
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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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