Accountability at Arlington National Cemetery

hearing before the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, hearing held April 14, 2011 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee

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Written in English
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Subjects:

  • National cemeteries,
  • Management,
  • Arlington National Cemetery (Arlington, Va.),
  • United States,
  • United States. Dept. of the Army,
  • Evaluation
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF27 .A7656 2011b
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 51 p. ;
Number of Pages51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25318774M
ISBN 100160891965
ISBN 109780160891960
LC Control Number2012398262
OCLC/WorldCa746791013

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The Official Website of Arlington National Cemetery. Welcome to Arlington National Cemetery, our Nation's most hallowed ground. This historic cemetery bears witness to our American heritage and the military service and sacrifice of men and women in uniform throughout our history.

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There are no current plans to change our status prior to Memorial Day. The only gate open to family pass holders over the holiday weekend will be the Memorial Avenue gate at the main entrance of the cemetery, beginning at a.m.

until p.m/5(K). For the four million people who visit annually, Arlington National Cemetery represents many different things. For some, it is a chance to walk among headstones that chronicle American history; for many, it is an opportunity to remember and honor the nation's war heroes; and for others, it is a place to say a last farewell during funeral services for a Family member or friend.

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Arlington National Cemetery illustrates the evolution of the cemetery from a potter's field during the Civil War to the most prestigious military cemetery in the United States.

The cemetery contains such significant monuments and sites as the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, the Rough Rider Monument, the mast of the USS Maine, the Confederate Monument, and Freedman's Village.4/5(1).

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The Arlington National Cemetery Gravesite Accountability Task Force is now trying to reconcile records and conducting a physical identification of each grave in the cemetery. Every marker will be counted and each headstone will be photographed so that all of Arlington’s records will be available on one database and act as a reliable record of Author: Joy Neighbors.

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