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Michael Robert Patterson was born in Arlington and is the son of a former officer of the US Army. So it was no wonder that sooner or later his interests drew him to American history and especially to American military history. Many of his articles can be found on renowned portals like the New York Times, Washingtonpost or Wikipedia.

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Joseph V. McLernan – Major General, United States Marine Corps

Joseph V. McLernan – Major General, United States Marine Corps
Major General Joseph V. McLernan, U.S. Marine Corps, retired, age 81, of Panama City, Florida, died on Sunday, January 25, 2009, at Chester Sims Veterans Nursing Home. He ...
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Ralph E. Havens – Liautenant General, United States Air Force

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Courtesy of the United States Air Force LIEUTENANT GENERAL RALPH E. HAVENS Died October 6, 1989. Lieutenant General Ralph E. Havens was commander of Air University with headquarters ...
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Roy Stanley Geiger – General, United States Marine Corps

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  General Geiger was born 25 January 1885 in Middleburg Florida. He enlisted in the Marine Corps on 2 November 1907 and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant 5 ...
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery

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During his visit to the United States in April 2007 to meet with President George W. Bush, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe also visited Section 60 of Arlington ...
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Alejandro L. Manriquelozano – Specialist, United States Army

Alejandro L. Manriquelozano – Specialist, United States Army
Five more soldiers killed in the US military action in Panama were laid to rest Thursday, December 28, 1989, including 3 Army Rangers and the first member of ...
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John Francis Weston – Major General, United States Army

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Born at Louisville, Kentucky, November 13, 1845, he earned the Medal of Honor in the Civil War while serving as Major, 4th Kentucky Volunteer Cavalry near Wetumpka, Alabama, ...
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Dorothy Still Danner – Lieutenant, United States Navy

Dorothy Still Danner – Lieutenant, United States Navy
Bethesda nurses honor former POW by Kevin Sforza NNMC Public Affairs Four Navy nurses from National Naval Medical Center, ensign through lieutenant commander, conducted a tradition for one ...
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Thomas Macy Shock – Rear Admiral, United States Navy

Thomas Macy Shock – Rear Admiral, United States Navy
ADMIRAL THOMAS M. SHOCK, 70; HEADED GUADALCANAL BASE NEWPORT, Rhode Island, October 4, 1962 – Rear Admiral Thomas M. Shock, U.S.N. (retired), who commanded the cruiser Chester and ...
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John Harties Brown – Captain, United States Army

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Born in 1834, he earned the Medal of Honor during the Civil War while serving in Company D, 12th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry, at Franklin, Tennessee, on November 30, 1864. The ...
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Townsend Woodhull Crittenberger – Corporal, United States Army

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Townsend Woodhull Crittenberger, Corporal, United States Army, who was born on May 13, 1925, was killed in action during the Rhine River Crossing on March 25, 1945. Corporal ...
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Guy Louis Gabaldon – Private First Class, United States Marine Corps

Guy Louis Gabaldon – Private First Class, United States Marine Corps
Guy Gabaldon, 80, who as an 18-year-old Marine Private single-handedly persuaded more than 1,000 Japanese soldiers to surrender in the World War II battle for Saipan, died August ...
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Arthur A. McCartan – Colonel, United States Air Force

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From a contemporary press report: Retired Colonel Arthur A. McCartan, a former Air Force wing commander and director of the military branch's worldwide weather operations, died Saturday (February ...
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Leonard Murray Lee – Captain, United States Navy

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From a contemporary press report: 4 Sepember 2000 For nearly 33 years, Leonard Murray Lee was considered missing in action. The F-4 Phantom jet he piloted on a ...
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Hallie A. Clark, Jr. – Sergeant, United Staes Army

Hallie A. Clark, Jr. – Sergeant, United Staes Army
Remains of Two Korean War MIAs Being Returned to U.S. Families Federal News Release June 28, 2000 The remains of two American soldiers who were missing in action ...
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Dwight H. Kelton – Major, United States Army

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Dwight H. Kelton of Vermont Private, Company B, 98th New York Infantry, 29 January 1864 Captain, 115th U. S. Colored Infantry, 15 October 1864 Honorably Mustered Out 10 ...
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Ralph Elihu Becker Captain, United States Army Foreign Service Officer – U.S. Ambassador

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From a contemporary press report: Ralph Elihu Becker, a  Washington, DC lawyer and former U.S. Ambassador long active in Republican politics, died Wednesday (24 August 1994) at George ...
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Myron Cady Cramer – Major General, United States Army

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Myron Cady Cramer (1881-1966) Born in Portland, Connecticut on November 6, 1881. B.A. from Wesleyan University in 1904, LL.B. from Harvard in 1907. Commissioned in the Cavalry, Washington ...
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John Kenneth Zahn, Jr. – Privare First Class, United States Army

John Kenneth Zahn, Jr. – Privare First Class, United States Army
Seeking information on my mother’s cousin who was a Private First Class in the United States Army and killed in France in 1944. My understanding has always been ...
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Merle Landry Carey – Colonel, United States Army

Merle Landry Carey – Colonel, United States Army
From a contemporary press report: Merle Landry Carey, 81, a retired Army colonel and Washington stockbroker, died of respiratory failure July 18, 1998 at Inova Alexandria Hospital, Alexandria, ...
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Photos of The Columbarium Arlington National Cemetery

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(For More Information About The Columbarium, Please Click Here) Read also our most popular topics on Arlington National Cemetery Phallosan Forte Anaboloxan Huusk Messer Testonyl Hanfosan Nutra Digest ...
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Ariel E. Stout Lieutenant – Colonel, United States Army

Ariel E. Stout Lieutenant – Colonel, United States Army
From a contemporary press report January 3, 1916 – August 20, 1998. ARIEL passed away in Seattle,  Washington,  where she was born and raised. She was an early ...
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Nehemiah R. Hayden – Captain, United States Army

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Nehemiah Hayden of Pennsylvania (1810-1896) Captain, Assistant Chief of Staff, U. S. Volunteers, 26 June 1846 Honorably Discharged 20 July 1848 Died 17 Jan 1896 Buried in Section ...
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Brian D. McGinnis – Sergeant, United States Marine Corps

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United States Department of Defense News Release No. 195-03 IMMEDIATE RELEASE  April 3, 2003 DOD IDENTIFIES MARINE KILLED IN ACTION The Department of Defense announced today that Marine ...
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Frank Neville Ikard – Private, United States Army Member of Congress – Judge

Frank Neville Ikard – Private, United States Army Member of Congress – Judge
Courtesy of the U.S. House of Representatives: Representative from Texas; born in Henrietta, Clay County, Texas, January 30, 1913; attended the public schools and Schriener Institute, Kerrville, Texas.; ...
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Stanhope Bayne-Jones – Brigadier General, United States Army

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Stanhope Bayne-Jones (1888-1970) Born in New Orleans, Louisiana on November 6, 1888. A.B. from Yale in 1910 and M.D. from John Hopkins in 1914.  Professor, then Dean of ...
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Charles Walter Rowell – Captain, United States Army

Charles Walter Rowell – Captain, United States Army
The only child of General Frank Wheaton and his beautiful and universally lamented wife was a daughter named for her mother. She married a young army officer who gave his ...
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Charles Trumbull Boyd – Captain, United States Army

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June 21, 1916:  Battle of Carrizal, in which Captain Charles T. Boyd, Lieutenant Henry R. Adair, and Mexican General Felix G. Gomez are killed. Heavy losses on both ...
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Richard B. Sheridan – First Lieutenant, United States Army

Richard B. Sheridan – First Lieutenant, United States Army
Richard B. Sheridan Brevard, Florida Born 1924 First Lieutenant, U.S. Army Service Number O-963356 Killed in Action Died September 12, 1950 in Korea First Lieutenant Sheridan was a ...
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Michael Anthony McQueen II – Sergeant, United States Army

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4 October 2006:  Sergeant Michael A. McQueen II, a U.S. Army Ranger, passed away Tuesday, September 26, 2006, in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Sergeant McQueen is a descendant of the ...
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Francis J. Kelly – Captain (Chaplain), United States Navy

Francis J. Kelly – Captain (Chaplain), United States Navy
MSGR. FRANCIS W. KELLY DIES WAS “FATHER FOXHOLE” IN WAR OCEANSIDE, California – January 13, 1982 – Msgr. Francis J. Kelly, the “Father Foxhole” of World War II ...
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Sarah S. Sampson – Nurse, United States Army

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Her gravestone in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery reads: “Wife of Lieutenant Colonel Charles A.L. Sampson, 3rd Maine Volunteer Infantry. This tablet is dedicated in loving memory ...
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Tommy L. Mack – Sergeant First Class, United States Army

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Under His Leadership, Tourmobile Flourished   In addition to owning Tourmobile Sightseeing, Tommy L. Mack, 77, launched other transportation and parking services in the D.C. area. (Courtesy Of ...
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Fairfax Davis Downey – Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army

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FAIRFAX DOWNEY, 96, MILITARY HISTORIAN June 6, 1990 – Fairfax Downey, a biographer and military historian, died last Thursday at New London (New Hampshire) Hospital.  He was 96 ...
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Charles Delucena Meigs – Military Son

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The son of Montgomery Cunningham and Louisa Rodgers Meigs. June 5, 1845-September 3, 1853. He is buried among other family members in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery. Presumably he was buried ...
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Dwight Dickinson, Jr. – Rear Admiral, United States Navy

Dwight Dickinson, Jr. – Rear Admiral, United States Navy
Thanks for John Dickinson for the following information: Rear Admiral Dwight Dickinson, Jr. died March 17, 1974 at Bethesda Naval Hospital after 37 years service in the Navy Medical Corps. ...
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Charles Evan Ake – Master Sergeant, United States Army

Charles Evan Ake – Master Sergeant, United States Army
Charles Evan Ake, 82, of Frederick, Maryland, formerly of Point Pleasant,Mason County, West Virginia, died Friday, January 25,  2002, at Northhampton Manor Nursing Home in Frederick, Maryland. Ake ...
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Ezra Dawson – Sergeant, United States Army

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U.S. Department of Defense Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs) News Release IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 053-09 January 23, 2009 DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department ...
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Todd Tate III – First Lieutenant, United States Army

Todd Tate III – First Lieutenant, United States Army
Todd Tate III was born on January 14, 1946 and joined the Armed Forces while in Chicago, Illinois. He served in the United States Army and in four ...
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John Lawrence From, Jr. – Captain, United States Navy

John Lawrence From, Jr. – Captain, United States Navy
John L. From Jr., 82, a retired Navy nuclear submarine Captain who also helped a defense contractor develop underwater tracking systems, died of pneumonia March 19, 2004, at ...
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Jose Albert Rivera – Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army

Jose Albert Rivera – Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army
In 1989, Maryland newspapers published the obituary of “Dr. Jose Albert Rivera, pathologist, analyst, 78,” which read: Dr. Jose Albert Rivera, 78, a retired Army pathologist and research ...
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Oris Baker Johnson – Major General, United States Air Force

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Courtesy of the United States Air Force MAJOR GENERAL ORIS B. JOHNSON Retired August 1, 1973, Died September 14, 1999 Major General Oris B. Johnson was deputy chief ...
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William Loveless – Confederate States of America Army

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LOVELESS, WM PRISONER BURIED AT: SECTION CON ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY   LOVELESS, WM POW DATE OF DEATH: 11/20/1867 BURIED AT: SECTION CONFE ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY Read also our ...
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Sarah H. Thompson – Army Nurse – Civil War

Sarah H. Thompson – Army Nurse – Civil War
Her stone in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery reads: Nurse, United States Army Civil War February 11, 1838 – April 22, 1909 Her love of country was ...
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W. Homer Switzer – Colonel, United States Army

W. Homer Switzer – Colonel, United States Army
From a contemporary press report: W. Homer Switzer, 87, a retired Army colonel who held infantry and intelligence posts and was a veteran of two wars, died of ...
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Hallowed Grounds

Hallowed Grounds
As I walk down the green, sloping hills of Virginia, On the hallowed grounds, of our heroes from war; In the fields that were home, to an old ...
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Hugh John Casey – Major General, United States Army

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Courtesy of the United States Army: Major General Hugh John “Pat” Casey will always be remembered as General Douglas MacArthur’s chief engineer because his greatest achievements as an ...
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The Porter Family

The Porter Family
Carlile Patterson Porter Carlisle Patterson Porter David Dixon Porter David Dixon Porter – Medal of Honor Read also our most popular topics on Arlington National Cemetery Phallosan Forte ...
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Elmer Hugo Almquist, Jr. – Lieutenant General, United States Army

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Elmer H. Almquist, 85, a retired Army Lieutenant General who served in the Pacific Theater during World War II, died January 19, 2005, in Belvoir Woods Health Care ...
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William Phillips Biddle – Major General Commandant United States Marine Corps

William Phillips Biddle – Major General Commandant United States Marine Corps
Born on December 17, 1853 in Philadelphia, he graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1875 and was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps. ...
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Paul E. Ruestow – Major General, United States Air Force

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Courtesy of the United States Air Force MAJOR GENERAL PAUL E. RUESTOW Retired, Died August 10, 1990  Paul E. Ruestow was born, the second of five children, in ...
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John J. Kelly – Major, United States Army

John J. Kelly – Major, United States Army
ARMY OFFICER FOUND DEAD OF BULLET WOUND ON STATEN ISLAND 18 October 1964 Major John J. Kelly, Chief of the Training Divisionof II Army Corps, was found dead ...
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Edward Murphy – Sergeant, United States Army

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Edward Murphy was born on 8 June 1873.  He served as a Commissary Sergeant, United States Army.  He died on 25 May 1900 and was buried with military ...
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Boleslaw Gutowski – Private, United States Army

Boleslaw Gutowski – Private, United States Army
He was killed-in-action by Communists while a member of the U.S. Expedition to Siberia after World War I in August 1918. He was returned to the United States ...
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Brendan Patrick Neenan – Specialist, United States Army

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U.S. Department of Defense Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs) News Release IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 471-10 DOD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced ...
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The Unknown Soldier

The Unknown Soldier
You need not ever know my name This unknown soldier seeks no fame I'm here to bring out thought from you May your heart see more than your ...
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Hanson Briscoe Black – Colonel, United Staets Army

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Hanson Briscoe Black of Maryland Appointed from West Virginia, Second Lieutenant, 4th U. S. Artillery, 9July 1898 Artillery Corps, 2 February 1901 First Lieutenant, 28 February 1901 Assigned ...
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Francis Joseph Farino – Captain, United States Navy

Francis Joseph Farino – Captain, United States Navy
From a contemporary news report: VIRGINIA BEACH — Retired Captain Francis Joseph Farino, U.S. Navy, 69, passed away peacefully January 22, 2001, surrounded by his family and friends ...
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Owen Jay Sweet – Brigadier General, United States Army

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Courtesy of Michael Stein Brigadier General Owen Jay Sweet, U.S.Army Born 4 September, 1845 in Kent, Connecticut Died 4 January 1928 Lieutenant Colonel 1901 Colonel 1903 During the ...
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James Douglas “Mike” McKevitt – Captain, United States Air Force

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Member of Congress From a contemporary press report: James D. “Mike” McKevitt, 71, a partner in the Washington government affairs firm of McKevitt & Schneier who was a ...
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Wallace Fitz Randolph – Major General, United States Army

Wallace Fitz Randolph – Major General, United States Army
Born in Pennsylvania, June 11, 1841, he served as Private, Company F, 17th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War, April 18-June 28, 1861; he was appointed Second ...
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Evan E. Lewis – Colonel, United States Army

Evan E. Lewis – Colonel, United States Army
LEWIS, EVAN E. (First Award) Colonel, U.S. Army 102nd Infantry Regiment, 26th Division, A.E.F. Date of Action: September 26, 1918 Citation: The Distinguished Service Cross is presented to ...
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Arthur Aaron Zalk – Captain, United States Army

Arthur Aaron Zalk – Captain, United States Army
Thank you for your interest in the history of my brothers activities in the service. Arthur spent a few years stationed at the Foggie Air Field in Italy, ...
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Howard Richard Fetes – Private, United States Marine Corps

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FETES, HOWARD RICHARD PVT USMC, WWII DATE OF DEATH: 06/06/1945 BURIED AT: SECTION 34  SITE 1745 ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY Read also our most popular topics on Arlington National ...
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James Madison Cutts – Captain, United States Army Brevet Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army

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Born in Washington, D.C. in 1838 he earned the Medal of Honor during the Civil War while serving as Captain, 11th United States Infantry, at The Wilderness, Spotsylvania and Petersburg, ...
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“A Battle Prayer”

“A Battle Prayer”
Young Warriors; Should fate find you on the battlefield, May your cause be a just one. May your courage not falter. May you show mercy to your enemies. ...
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William Harry Ryerson – Captain, United States Army

William Harry Ryerson – Captain, United States Army
From a contemporary press report William Harry Ryerson, 80, of Appling, South Carolina, died Friday, December 31, 1999, at Aiken Regional Medical Centers. Graveside services with military honors ...
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William Joshua Rechenmacher – Corporal, United States Army

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NEWS RELEASES from the United States Department of Defense No. 063-07 IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 21, 2007 DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death ...
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John Oscar Skinner – Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army

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John Oscar Skinner of Maryland Appointed from Maryland, Assistant Surgeon, 10 November 1874; Major and Surgeon, 9 March 1892; Retired 26 October 1893 Born in Maryland in 1845, ...
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Frank Peck Tate – First Lieutenant, United States Army

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Frank Peck Tate of Tennessee Appointed from Texas, Secont Lieutenant, Signal Corps, 27 May 1898 First Lieuenant, 8 July 1898 Honorably Discharged 12 April 1899 Frank Peck Tate ...
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Richard Henry Laning – Rear Admiral, United States Navy

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Admiral Laning's two sons are also buried in Arlington National Cemetery.  They are: Richard Boyer Laning, Captain, United States Navy, and Robert Comegys Laning, Rear Admiral, United States Navy. We ...
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Easter service lifts overcast

Easter service lifts overcast
As grey, overcast clouds roll along in the predawn hours of Easter Day, a crowd gathers at the Arlington National Cemetery Memorial Amphitheater to take part in the ...
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Donald Gilbert Cook – Colonel, United States Marine Corps

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Born at Brooklyn, New York, August 9, 1934, he was a career military officer and earned the Medal of Honor during the Vietnam War. He was reported missing in action ...
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William M. Mace – United States Army

William M. Mace – United States Army
William M.Mace, a former resident of Brooklyn, New York, and a veteran of the Civil War, died in the United States Naval Hospital atWashington on Tuesday at the ...
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Raymond E. S. Williamson – Brigadier General, United States Army

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Born 1 September 1894 in New York, Raymond E. S. Williamson was commissioned from the U.S. Military Academy in 1917 as a cavalry officer. He served in 1918 ...
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Robert Wood – Confederate States of America Army

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WOOD, ROBERT F 19 VA INF DATE OF DEATH: 07/05/1862 BURIED AT: SECTION CONF  SITE 79 Read also our most popular topics on Arlington National Cemetery Phallosan Forte ...
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Henry Burnet Post – Second Lieutenant, United States Army

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ARMY FLIER KILLED AS MACHINE BREAKS Lieutenant Post Plunges To Death In San Diego Bay Beachley Blames The Government SAN DIEGO, California – February 9, 1914 – Lieutenant ...
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Courtney Whitney – Major General, United States Army

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A career Army officer, he was assigned to duty with the Government Section, General Headquarters, Supreme Commander, Allied Powers, Tokyo, Japan. He had served in World War I ...
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William Morton Wood – First Lieutenant, United States Army

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He served with the 12th United States Infantry and died during the Spanish-American War at Santiago de Cuba on August 12, 1898. He is buried among other family ...
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Francis A. Quander, Jr. – Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army

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From a contemporary press report: Francis A. Quander Jr., 49, a Washington native and retired Army Lieutenant Colonel who served as an infantry and personnel officer, died of ...
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Marion Ball McKibbin – Military Spouse

Marion Ball McKibbin – Military Spouse
The wife of David Ball McKibbin, she was born on January 3, 1833 and died on February 11, 1901. She is buried with him, and other family members, in Section ...
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Ronald Michael Obenour – Specialist 4, United States Army

Ronald Michael Obenour – Specialist 4, United States Army
Full Name: RONALD MICHAEL OBENOUR Date of Birth: 7/6/1946 Date of Casualty: 3/6/1968 Home of Record: FAIRBORN, OHIO Branch of Service: ARMY Rank: SP4 Casualty Country: SOUTH VIETNAM ...
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United States Army Air Corps Crew – Killed In World War II

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After 56 years, a dignified end Bodies of air crew lost in World War II buried with honors ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY — Fifty-six years after their plane disappeared ...
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Delk McCorkle Oden – Major General, United States Army

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From a contemporary press report: On June 13, 1997 in Fort Belvoir, Virginia; beloved husband of Margaret A. Oden; father of Delk Oden of Irving, Texas, Peggy Hamaker ...
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John H. Magruder III – Colonel, United States Marine Corps

John H. Magruder III – Colonel, United States Marine Corps
Another Marine who served in Europe was John H. Magruder III, who was assigned as a liaison officer to Gen Bernard Montgomery's Twenty-first Army Group in the Liberation ...
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Ralph Francis Stearley – Major General, United States Air Force

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Biography Courtesy of the United States Air Force MAJOR GENERAL RALPH FRANCIS STEARLEY Died Feb. 1, 1973. Ralph Francis Stearley was born at Brazil, Indiana, in 1898. He ...
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Christopher Dean Johnson – Lance Corporal, United States Marine Corps

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3 June 2008: Christopher Johnson vanished last month after setting off in a boat on the Susquehanna River. After a week of searching his body was finally found. ...
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Charles Lawrence Bolte – General, United States Army

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From a contemporary press report: Charles Lawrence Bolte, 93, a decorated combat veteran of both world wars who retired from active duty in 1955 as a 4-star general ...
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AN ETERNAL FLAME FOR A FALLEN PRESIDENT

AN ETERNAL FLAME FOR A FALLEN PRESIDENT
It was the afternoon of Sunday, November 24, 1963. Colonel Clayton B. Lyle, a 1937  graduate of Texas A&M, was watching television in his living room in Washington, ...
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Vernon A. Walters – Lieutenant General, United States Army Public Official

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Statement by Director of Central Intelligence George J. Tenet on the Death of Former Deputy Director of Central Intelligence Vernon Walters I was deeply saddened to learn of ...
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James Edmund Johnson – Sergeant, United States Marine Corps

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Courtesy of Gayle Alvarez and the United States Marine Corps: “Sergeant Johnson was born at Pocatello, Idaho, on January 1, 1926.  He attended public schools there and played junior varsity ...
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Joseph Stanley Kimmitt – Colonel, United States Army

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Senate Secretary J. Stanley Kimmitt, 86, Dies Courtesy of the Washington Post J. Stanley Kimmitt, 86, a retired Army Colonel, Democratic political consultant and former Secretary of the ...
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Carmen Maria MacDonald – First Sergeant, United States Marine Corps

Carmen Maria MacDonald – First Sergeant, United States Marine Corps
From a contemporary press report: Carmen Maria MacDonald, 47, of Spotsylvania, Virginia, rode on the winds of angels to the Gates of Heaven on Sunday, March 21, 2004. ...
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Cynthia D. Finnegan – Major, United States Army

Cynthia D. Finnegan – Major, United States Army
FINNEGAN, CYNTHIA D. (Age 55) Cynthia D. Finnegan, 55, of Beloit, Wisconsin, died Wednesday, December 24, 2003 in the William S. Middleton Veterans Admistration Hospital, Madison, Wisconsin. Cindy ...
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George Baden Waring – Major, United States Air Force

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Courtesy of The Major's Son, Chuck Waring: August 2006 Major Geaorge Baden Waring was killed in action in Vietnam on August 26, 1972 while directing airstrikes from his O-1 spotter ...
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Myron Ray Wood – Brigadier General, United States Army

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Press Report: 11 November 1946 Died. Colonel Myron Ray Wood, 53, who rose from Aviation Cadet in World War I to head the Ninth A.A.F. Service Command in ...
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Norvell Gardiner Ward – Rear Admiral, United States Navy

Norvell Gardiner Ward – Rear Admiral, United States Navy
Retired Navy rear admiral Norvell G. Ward, who served as a chief of naval  forces in the Vietnam War during a period of escalating U.S. involvement,  died July ...
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Italian President Giorgio Napolitano Visits Arlington National Cemetery

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Italian President Giorgio Napolitano visited Arlington National Cemetery on 12 December 2007 during his State visit to the United States.  During his visit he laid a wreath at ...
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Fred W. Frank, Jr. – Commander, United States Navy

Fred W. Frank, Jr. – Commander, United States Navy
From a contemporary press report: Fred W. Frank Jr., 80, a Navy commander and aviator who retired in 1961 from the Bureau of Naval Weapons, died Dec 6, ...
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Frank Bane – Second Lieutenant, United States Army Public Official

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Highlights of Frank Bane's Career: Born: Smithfield, Virginia, son of Charles Lee and Carrie Howard (Buckner) Bane, April 7 1893; A.B., Randolph-Macon College,1914; Student at Columbia University, 1914-15; ...
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James C. Kennicott – Private, United States Army

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Posted Courtesy of The Michigan Messenger, the Quarterly Newsletter of the Department of Michigan, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War. Chartered June 24, 1884 Summer 2008 ...
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