Stories tagged: Arlington National Cemetery
MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2016, 4:30 P.M.
Hugh Evans, longtime Spokane attorney and Vietnam vet, to be interred at Arlington National Cemetery
Hugh Evans served during the bloodiest period of the Vietnam War, earning a Silver Star and kicking off a life of legal service and leisure in Spokane. A large group …
SATURDAY, NOV. 5, 2016, 10 A.M.
A visitors guide to Arlington Cemetery: honoring history
Arlington National Cemetery, final resting place for thousands of American soldiers and others who have served and sacrificed, isn’t just about the history of war.
MONDAY, MAY 30, 2016, 9:42 A.M.
President Obama marks Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery
President Barack Obama laid a wreath Monday at the Tomb of the Unknowns to honor members of the military who died serving their country.
MONDAY, NOV. 11, 2013, 9:25 A.M.
Obama pays tribute to 107-year-old veteran
ARLINGTON, Va. — President Barack Obama on Monday paid tribute to those who have served in the nation’s military, including one of the nation’s oldest veterans, 107-year-old Richard Overton.
SUNDAY, DEC. 16, 2012
Pines Cemetery joins nationwide ceremony honoring veterans
Americans across the country remembered deceased veterans Saturday by placing wreaths on their graves. They were taking part in Wreaths across America Day, which began at the Arlington National Cemetery …
SATURDAY, OCT. 20, 2012
Valley firefighters lay wreath at tomb
This month four members of the Spokane Valley Fire Department honor guard had the opportunity to perform a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington …
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2011, 1:36 P.M.
FBI joins investigation at Arlington cemetery
WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI has joined Army agents investigating possible criminal practices at Arlington National Cemetery that may have led to the burial of eight sets of cremated human …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 30, 2010
Baker family invited back to White House
The White House hopes to make amends to the family of Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Vernon Baker after they were turned away from a West Wing tour because of …
SATURDAY, SEPT. 25, 2010
Final resting place
ARLINGTON, Va. – A caisson drawn by seven white horses carried Vernon J. Baker to his final resting place in Arlington National Cemetery Friday under the solemn watch of the …
THURSDAY, AUG. 12, 2010
Donations to help widow attend WWII veteran’s burial
U.S. Rep. Walt Minnick is donating his frequent flier miles to the family of Medal of Honor recipient Vernon Baker so they can attend his burial at Arlington National Cemetery …