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na′tional cem′etery

a cemetery, maintained by the U.S. government, for persons who have served honorably in the armed forces.
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Kim Hong-il, a son of late former President Kim Dae-jung, was laid to rest in the national cemetery in the southwestern city of Gwangju on Saturday, nearly two months after his death, people close to the matter said.
The Kye couple will be buried in the Seoul National Cemetery while Hwang and his wife will be buried in the Daejeon National Cemetery.
His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces is visited the Memorial Tower at the #Seoul National Cemetery Image Credit: WAM
Summary: Seoul [South Korea] Feb 22 (ANI): On the second day of his visit to South Korea, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday paid tributes to Korean soldiers at the National Cemetery here.
Tomorrow, December 15, 2018, nearly a quarter of a million wreathes will be placed on each gravesite at Arlington National Cemetery. Here in Central Pennsylvania, the same ceremony and laying of wreaths will take place at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.
South Barrington would become home to an extension of Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery for military veterans under a federal agency's proposal that's drawn concern from the village's mayor about periodic rifle volleys expected at the site.
* Arlington National Cemetery continues to seek input from veterans, the public and various stakeholders about how to protect its future.
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) now provides eligibility determinations for interment in a VA national cemetery prior to the time of need.
* Arlington National Cemetery is the final resting place for more than 400,000 service members, veterans and their families.
Martha McSally, R-Ariz., on Wednesday introduced a bill that would allow the cremated remains of women who flew non-combat missions during World War II to be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery. The WASP Arlington Inurnment Restoration Act would overturn former Army Secretary John McHugh's decision earlier this year to not allow the Women Airforce Service Pilots, or WASPs, to be inurned at the storied cemetery.
Lee's Rose Garden: The True Story of the Founding of Arlington National Cemetery" is the intensely personal story of Arlington National Cemetery's earliest history as seen through the lives of three people during the outbreak of the Civil War: Mary Ann Randolph Custis Lee, Robert E.

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