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ANC has temporarily suspended the application process for public ceremonies in order test a new scheduling system.
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Learn about Black service members buried at ANC, distinguished military units and civil rights leaders who inspired change.
In an online panel discussion on Feb. 15, ANC's command historian will explain the significance of the USS Maine Memorial—and why 230 service members who died in its 1898 explosion are buried here.
The cemetery’s 639-acre landscape is a living tribute to those who honorably served our nation.
Security guard positions open to veterans. Our security guard positions offer valuable experience, training opportunities and excellent benefits.
More than 400 Medal of Honor recipients are buried at ANC. Our three walking tours highlight a selection of their stories, for a visit to the cemetery or for virtual learning.
Several roads in the cemetery, as well as the Marshall Shelter at the columbarium, are closed for necessary construction. Click below for more information and a map.
Visiting with children or a school group? Explore our Education Program materials, which include lesson plans, walking tours, activities for children and much more.
Our richly illustrated commemorative guide tells the story of the Tomb's creation, history and significance.
Info on scheduling a funeral
Info on attending a funeral
Resources for funeral directors
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Discover the diverse history of the United States through the unique lens of Arlington National Cemetery. Modules feature topics ranging from United States military history to African American history to the environment. These materials aim to:
Use these materials for classroom lessons (K-12),
for self-guided walking tours of the cemetery, or simply to learn more about
ANC’s history and the remarkable individuals buried here.
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