Veterans

December 17, 2012

Service members, volunteers, pay honor to fallen, lay wreaths at Arlington


DOD photograph by Sebastian Sciotti Jr.

Trucks carrying wreaths arrive at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Dec. 15, 2012. Thousands of volunteers helped place 110,000 wreaths at the graves of fallen service members as part of the annual Wreaths Across America event.


DOD photograph by Sebastian Sciotti Jr.

Service members and volunteers render honors at the amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Dec. 15, 2012. Thousands of volunteers helped place 110,000 wreaths at the graves of fallen service members as part of the annual Wreaths Across America event.


DOD photograph by Sebastian Sciotti Jr.

Morrill Worcester and his wife Karen, founder and executive director, Wreaths Across America, addresses thousands of service members and volunteers during the opening ceremony and hands Mary Byers, president of the Gold Star Mothers, at the apatheater at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Dec. 15, 2012. Thousands of volunteers helped place 110,000 wreaths at the graves of fallen service members as part of the annual Wreaths Across America event.


DOD photograph by Sebastian Sciotti Jr.

Mary Byers, president of the Gold Star Mothers, holds the, “Millionth”, wreath that will be laid today at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Dec. 15, 2012. Thousands of volunteers helped place 110,000 wreaths at the graves of fallen service members as part of the annual Wreaths Across America event.


DOD photograph by Sebastian Sciotti Jr.

Country Western singer Lindsay Lawler, and Guitarist Chris Roberts, sing, God Bless America at the closing of the Opening Ceremony at the apatheater, Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Dec. 15, 2012. Thousands of volunteers helped place 110,000 wreaths at the graves of fallen service members as part of the annual Wreaths Across America event.

DOD photograph by EJ Hersom

Volunteers unload a truck full of wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery, in Arlington, Va., Dec. 15, 2012. Thousands of volunteers helped place 110,000 wreaths at the graves of fallen service members as part of the annual Wreaths Across America event.


DOD photograph by Sebastian Sciotti Jr.

Air Force service members carry wreaths during Wreaths Across America at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Dec. 15, 2012.


DOD photograph by EJ Hersom

Air Force A1C Class Colton Burnett carries wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery, in Arlington, Va., Dec. 15, 2012. Colton is assigned to the 11th Civil Engineering Squadron at Joint Base Andrews, Md. Thousands of other volunteers helped place 110,000 wreaths at the graves of fallen service members as part of the annual Wreaths Across America event.


DOD photograph by EJ Hersom

A wreath lays at the grave marker for James Mussel White at Arlington Naitonal Cemetary, in Arlington, Va., Dec. 15, 2012.


DOD photograph by Sebastian Sciotti Jr.

Marine Corps SSgt. Micheal A. Cornelio pays respect after placing a wreath at the grave marker during Wreaths Across America at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Dec. 15, 2012. Cornelio is assigned to Marine Cryptologic Support Battalion, Fort Meade, Md.


DOD photograph by EJ Hersom

A member of the U.S. Army Honor Guard, 3d United States Infantry Regiment places a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery, in Arlington, Va., Dec. 15, 2012.


DOD photograph by EJ Hersom

A section of Arlington National Cemetery, Va., shows a fraction of the 110,000 wreaths placed at the graves of fallen service members during Wreaths Across America, Dec. 15, 2012.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 

Headlines July 7, 2015

News: F-35 loses dogfight to fighter jet from 1980s – A new report alleges that an F-35A was defeated by the very aircraft it is meant to replace.   Business: South Korea selects Airbus for $1.33 billion tanker contract – European aerospace giant Airbus won a $1.33 billion deal June 30 to supply air refueling...
 
 
U.S. Chamber of Commerce photograph

Boeing, Embraer to collaborate on ecoDemonstrator technology tests

U.S. Chamber of Commerce photograph Frederico Curado, president & CEO of Embraer, and Marc Allen, president of Boeing International, at the Brazil-U.S. Business Summit in Washington, D.C. The event occurred during an offici...
 
 
Untitled-2

Tactical reconnaissance vehicle project eyes hoverbike for defense

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory, or ARL, has been exploring the tactical reconnaissance vehicle, or TRV, concept for nearly nine months and is evaluating the hoverbike technology as a way to get Soldiers away from ground thre...
 

 
Air Force photograph by SSgt. William Banton

Upgraded AWACS platform tested at Northern Edge

Air Force photograph by SSgt. William Banton Maintenance crew members prepare an E-3G Sentry (AWACS) for takeoff during exercise Northern Edge June 25, 2015. Roughly 6,000 airmen, soldiers, sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen ...
 
 
LM-Legion

Lockheed Martin’s Legion Pod™ takes to skies

Lockheed Martin photograph by Randy Crites Lockheed Martin’s Legion Pod recently completed its first flight test, successfully tracking multiple airborne targets while flying on an F-16 in Fort Worth, Texas. Legion Pod was in...
 
 
Air Force photograph by SSgt. Marleah Robertson

First Marine graduates Air Force’s F-35 intelligence course

Air Force photograph by SSgt. Marleah Robertson Marine Corps 1st Lt. Samuel Winsted, an F-35B Lightning II intelligence officer, provides a mock intelligence briefing to two instructors during the F-35 Intelligence Formal Train...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>