Vision & Mission

Our Vision

Great people honoring service and sacrifice to a grateful nation.

Our Mission

Arlington National Cemetery represents the American people for past, present, and future generations by laying to rest those few who have served our nation with dignity and honor while immersing guests in the cemetery's living history.

Strategic Plan

In addition to vision and mission statements, the strategic plan communicates our priorities (readiness, people, and future), related supporting efforts, and our guiding principles. Read the strategic planANC Strategic Plan, also titled, "Our Army's Cemeteries:  A Path to the Future."  


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