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Reflections on mission Memorial Day

“Honorable.” That was the word used to describe the kind of work I would be involved in at Air Force Mortuary Affairs Operations at...

Arlington updates visitation procedures for Memorial Day weekend

Arlington National Cemetery remains open only to family pass holders during the Memorial Day weekend.  There are no current plans to change the status...

VA national cemeteries to commemorate Memorial Day

Cemeteries will will be open for public visitation The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs’ National Cemetery Administration announced will commemorate Memorial Day this year with...

Century-old memorabilia box opened at Arlington Cemetery

An interdisciplinary team recently unsealed a memorabilia box more than a 100 years old at Arlington National Cemetery, in honor of the Memorial Amphitheater’s...
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President leads nation in commemorating Anniversary of Nazi defeat in Europe

President Donald J. Trump, Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Army Gen. Mark A. Milley commemorated...
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Victory in Europe 75th anniversary

Military leaders reflect on the 75th anniversary of the Allies victory in Europe.   Victory in Europe 75th Anniversary Commemorating V-E Day: Messages from around the world   As...
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The war ends in Europe

Victory in Europe, or V-E Day, is the day celebrating the formal acceptance by the Allied nations of Nazi Germany’s surrender of its armed...

V-E Day marked end of long road for World War II...

When President Harry S. Truman, British Prime Minister Winston S. Churchill and Soviet Premier Josef Stalin simultaneously announced that Nazi Germany had surrendered on...

WWII vet honored on 105th birthday with parade, social distancing celebration

LAKEWOOD, Calif.--World War II veteran Sam Sachs watches from the front porch of his home as a Humvee, a sheriff’s patrol car and fire...