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Thank you for your interest in volunteering during the “Wreaths Out” Ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. We have provided a few tips to help you while you are on the grounds at our Nation’s Most Hallowed Shrine.
ARLINGTON, VA - Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) will hold its annual removal of wreaths, known as Wreaths Out, Saturday, Jan. 19 beginning at 8 a.m.
Thousands of volunteers are expected to help remove the more than 245,000 wreaths placed Dec. 15 by approximately 60,000 volunteers. The high volume of volunteers may create traffic congestion and delays on nearby streets and at the cemetery’s entrances.
ARLINGTON, VA – In an effort to better manage access for family pass holders, beginning tomorrow, Dec. 1 at 9 a.m., Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) is asking family pass holders to pre-register on its website at www.arlingtoncemetery.mil to reserve a space in its Welcome Center parking garage.
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No Vehicular Access on Arlington National Cemetery for Wreaths Across America Event
WASHINGTON - The 65th annual National Veterans Day Observance, to honor the men and women who have served and continue to serve in the U.S. armed forces during war and peacetime, is scheduled to for Sunday, Nov. 11 at Arlington National Cemetery.
This release is courtesy of Arlingon County. Original release is available at https://newsroom.arlingtonva.us/release/arlington-county-prepares-for-the-43rd-marine-corps-marathon/.
(See original release here.)
WASHINGTON – More than 35,000 military and civilian runners are expected to attend the 34th Annual Army Ten-Miler Sunday, Oct. 7. The race starts and finishes at the Pentagon and the route passes through parts of Arlington, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.
Effective Oct. 1, Arlington National Cemetery's hours of operation change to close two hours earlier each day. The cemetery is now open from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. The parking garage closes an hour later at 6 p.m.