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On September 14, the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds flew a unique formation to honor the burial of twin brothers Lt. Gen. Charles “Buck” and Maj. Gen. Cuthbert “Bill” Pattillo and their wives.
Our new Cemetery Locator Map allows users to discover Army, National, State and DoD operated cemeteries near them.
Our new education module highlights the diverse experiences of those who fought abroad or worked on the homefront during WWII.
Several roads in the cemetery are closed for necessary construction. Safety is our main priority for our family pass holders and guests.
The grounds of the cemetery reflect the diverse history of the United States. Take this self-guided walking tour to explore highlights of ANC.
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.
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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.
Explore the ANC Education