Obama honors fallen troops at Arlington Cemetery
"Welcome to Arlington National Cemetery, our nation's most sacred shrine. Please conduct yourselves with dignity and respect at all times." – Page 1.
First: The Origins of Memorial Day from Up with Chris Hayes. Then this: The Unknown Loyal Dead Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, on Decoration Day, May 30, 1871 — Fredrick Douglass Friends and Fellow Citizens:
But he conceded that the pain of war lingers for the families of those lost in battle, noting mourners can be seen daily at Arlington National Cemetery daily, not just on Memorial Day. "These 600 acres are home to Americans from every part of the
The system expanded into the current nationwide network of cemeteries, most of them maintained by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Arlington National Cemeter.