Southgate Road one-way traffic

Due to construction, Southgate Road will be one-way, controlled by flaggers. This is estimated to take place through October 28, Mon-Fri. 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. & Sat. 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

Published on: Tuesday, October 4, 2022
Army 10-Miler Access

On Oct. 9, roads around ANC, including Route 110, will be closed from 5 a.m. to 12 p.m. in support of the Army 10-Miler. 123 Service Gate will be accessible for family pass holders from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Published on: Friday, September 30, 2022 read more ...

Centennial Commemoration Events: Monthly Programs

October 2021

•  Eternally Unknown: The Selection of the World War I Unknown Soldier
(with the National WWI Museum and Memorial and the American Battle Monuments Commission) 

Explore the fascinating story of how the U.S. Army selected the World War I Unknown Soldier and went to great lengths to ensure his eternal anonymity. 

Sept National Archives

September 2021

•  Here Rests in Honored Glory: Part 2 
•  Here Rests in Honored Glory: Part 1 
(with the National Archives) 

Archivists from the National Archives and historians from Arlington National Cemetery discuss records related to the cemetery and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. 

August 2021

•  World War II Unknowns (with the National World War II Museum and Memorial)

A roundtable discussion focusing on the 1958 selection and burial of the World War II Unknown Soldier.

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• Restoration and Conservation of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Learn how Arlington National Cemetery’s staff is working to maintain and preserve the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier for future generations.


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•  Ask a Tomb Guard (with The Old Guard)

The 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) has the honor of guarding the Tomb. In this program, guards answer the most common Tomb Guard questions.

May Memorial DayMay 2021

•  Exploring the Connection Between the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Memorial Day (with the National Park Service)

ANC historian Tim Frank and NPS ranger Heidi Dietze discuss the creation of the Tomb and its connections to Memorial Day.

April ArboretumApril 2021

•  The Memorial Arboretum

ANC horticulture chief Stephen Van Hoven tells us how the rich history of Memorial Arboretum is tied to the history of the Tomb.

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•  The Medal of Honor and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (with General Mark Milley)

Gen. Mark Milley, Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Robert Foley and Vice Air Marshall Mick Smeath explain the history of the Congressional Medal of Honor and other awards and gifts presented at the Tomb.

Feb ArtifactsFebruary 2021

•  Teaching with Things: How Artifacts Illuminate the Past (with the National WWI Museum and Memorial)

This educators' workshop focuses on engaging students with historical artifacts—from military jingle dresses to artifacts from the WWI Unknown’s funeral.

The Unknown Soldier and National CommunityJanuary 2021

•  Teaching the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (with the National WWI Museum and Memorial)

Historians and educators from Arlington National Cemetery explain how to use the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier module of ANC's Education Program.