Safety Message

Are you visiting Arlington National Cemetery this week? If so, be sure to hydrate! It gets hot and humid in Arlington and we want our visitors to avoid heat related injuries. Check out our app, ANC Explorer, to locate water fountains throughout the cemetery.

Published on: Monday, June 13, 2022

After the Funeral

A uniformed soldier places American flags in front of gravesites at Arlington National Cemetery

The primary mission of Arlington National Cemetery is to serve as the final resting place for the men and women who honorably served in the Armed Forces and their immediate family members. Arlington National Cemetery has a team of dedicated professionals that maintain these hallowed grounds. Headstone/niche cover photos are loaded in Arlington's app, ANC Explorer, approximately 90 days from when a service is conducted. We encourage you to visit Arlington National Cemetery in person. Click the link at left for information on visiting a gravesite.