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Memorial Day Ceremonies

Memorial Day Ceremonies

| May 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

The following events are happening on Oahu in observance of Memorial Day.

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Over 27,000 burial sites to open at Arlington next year

Over 27,000 burial sites to open at Arlington next year

| March 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

In 2016, Arlington National Cemetery will open “an additional 27,282 burial opportunities,” Patrick K. Hallinan told lawmakers.

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Preserving historic cemeteries to be highlighted in experts’ lectures

Preserving historic cemeteries to be highlighted in experts’ lectures

| January 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Six free public lectures will explore current issues and opportunities in preserving historic cemeteries through the annual historic preservation “Experts” lecture series, beginning Jan. 29.

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Veteran caretakers continue service at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

Veteran caretakers continue service at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

| January 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (NMCP) is the final resting place for many military veterans who served across the globe.

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VA’s national cemeteries continue leading nation in satisfaction survey

VA’s national cemeteries continue leading nation in satisfaction survey

| February 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Once again, this survey shows that employees at VA’s 131 national cemeteries are committed to providing world-class customer service for our nation’s veterans and their families,” said Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs.

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2-6th Cav. helps restore West Hawaii with trees

2-6th Cav. helps restore West Hawaii with trees

| October 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Soldiers of 2-6th Cav. Regt., 25th CAB, 25th ID, along with community members and students from the University of Hawaii at West Hawaii, plant 500 trees at the West Hawaii Veteran’s Cemetery, Sept. 21.

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45th Sust. Bde.’s funeral detail honors, connects with families

45th Sust. Bde.’s funeral detail honors, connects with families

| August 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Three Soldiers from the 45th Sustainment Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, are connecting with family members of the fallen while conducting funeral honors at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific from July through September.

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Memorial Day observed at Schofield Barracks Post Cemetery

Memorial Day observed at Schofield Barracks Post Cemetery

| May 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

“They did not die for words or wreaths alone; rather, they died so that in freedom our nation might endure,” Whitney said.

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Graves reveal SB history

Graves reveal SB history

| May 17, 2013 | 2 Comments

On the sunny midweek day visited recently, an older civilian worker was spending his lunchtime dozing under a shady patch of trees at the back of the grounds, not far from the remains of Italian prisoners of war and unknowns who aren’t thought to be Americans behind a hedge in Plot VIII.

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IMCOM team to GPS map post cemetery markers

IMCOM team to GPS map post cemetery markers

| May 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

“The end state will be an enhanced experience for cemetery visitors.”

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