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Obama Honors Fallen Troops At Arlington Cemetery

President Barack Obama paid tribute Monday to the men and women who have died defending America, saying the country must strive “to be a nation worthy of your sacrifice.”


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Westboro Protesters Met With Opposition Outside Glen Burnie High

Protests unfold in Anne Arundel County on Tuesday as the infamous Westboro Baptist Church pickets outside of Glen Burnie High School. But the turnout by counter-protesters is the other part of the story.


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Funeral Arrangements Announced For Baltimore Co. Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

A high-ranking Baltimore soldier was killed inside a secure government building in Afghanistan. Now his family is publicly announcing his funeral arrangements.


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Park Service Announces New Bus For National Mall

Visitors to the National Mall and to Arlington National Cemetery will have new transportation options in time for the National Cherry Blossom Festival.


A man stands in front of a grave at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virigina. More than four million people visit the cemetery annually, many coming to pay final respects at graveside services, of which nearly 100 are conducted each week. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Big Homecoming Planned For Slain Md. Soldier

Some groups in Frederick County say they’re organizing a red, white and blue homecoming for the remains of a soldier killed in Afghanistan.


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John Alison, Daring WWII Ace, Dies In D.C. At 98

Family and friends are mourning the death of a World War II fighter pilot who helped lead a daring Allied air invasion of Burma.


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Memorial Day Marked By Parades, Flyovers, Flags

Americans from Washington to California are marking Memorial Day with parades, barbecues and special tributes tied to the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.


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Ways To Celebrate Memorial Day

Memorial Day Weekend is fast approaching and if you want to do something to mark the holiday, here are some suggestions.


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11 WWII Airmen Get Arlington Burial

The recently recovered remains of 11 World War II airmen are being laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery.



WWII Airman’s Burial Comes 68 Years After Death

The remains of a World War II airman from Baltimore are being buried at Arlington National Cemetery more than 68 years after he and 10 crew members died in a plane crash.


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Arlington Finds 8 Sets Of Remains In One Grave

The Army has launched a criminal investigation after Arlington National Cemetery officials found eight sets of cremated remains buried in a single grave with a headstone marked “unknown.”