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Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery has Washington's newest memorial, the Women in Military Service for America Memorial. This modern memorial includes a computerized registry of photos, artifacts and anecdotes compiled from military women.


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Memorial Day Ceremonies

Monday, May 31, 1999

Monday, May 31, 1999

Wreaths will be laid at the Kennedy gravesite, a presidential wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns and services at the Memorial Amphitheater. Military bands will provide music at this free ceremony. Information is available at these numbers: Arlington National Cemetery, (202) 685-2851 Vietnam Veterans Memorial, (202) 619-7222 U.S. Navy Memorial, (202) 737-2300.

Veterans Day Ceremonies

Thursday, November 11, 1999

Thursday, November 11, 1999

Come to observe the passing of all who have given their lives for our country.  The fallen of the nation's wars are honored Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. at Arlington National Cemetery and at 1 at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Free. 202/619-7222.


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