Bryant LeMaire Boatner – Lieutenant General, United States Air Force

blboatner-gravesite-section1-062803

Courtesy of the United States Air Force Bryant LeMaire Boatner was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, in 1907. He graduated from the U.S. Military Academy and was commissioned a second lieutenant of Field Artillery in 1928. After attending flying schools at Brooks and Kelly fields, Texas, he was transferred to the Air Corps as a … Read more

Jerry G. Kidwell Master – Sergeant, United States Army

From a contemporary press report: Retired Army Master Sergeant Jerry G. Kidwell, 67, of  Fayetteville, North Carolina, died Saturday in his home. Sergeant Kidwell was a Special Forces veteran of the Korean War and Vietnam War. He received the Bronze Star and two Purple Hearts and was a Golden Knight. The funeral will be conducted … Read more

Jason Christopher Ford – Specialist, United States Army

jcford-gravesite-photo-082005

NEWS RELEASE from the United States Department of Defense No. 178-04 IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mar 14, 2004 DoD Identifies Army Casualties The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Captain John F. Kurth, 31, of Wisconsin, died March 13, 2004, in Tikrit, Iraq, when his patrol encountered … Read more

Frank Neal Vavrin – Captain, United States Army

Full Name: FRANK NEAL VAVRIN Date of Birth: 10/28/1946 Date of Casualty: 9/8/1970 Home of Record: AUGUSTA, GEORGIA Branch of Service: ARMY Rank: CAPT Casualty Country: SOUTH VIETNAM Casualty Province: QUANG NGAI Captain Frank Neal Vavrin, United States Army Infantry, was killed in action on 8 September 1970 by an enemy mortar and rocket attack … Read more

George Francis Cuttter – Commodore (Paymaster), United States Navy

gfcuttrer02-100302-mrp

GEORGE FRANCIS CUTTER PAYMASTER GENERAL, U. S. NAVY Born 1819 Died September 1, 1890 Purser June 5, 1844 Pay Director March 3, 1871 Paymaster General November 18, 1877 (with relative rank of Commodore) Captain´s Clerk, USS Cyane, Mediterranean Squadron 1838-41 Served with USS Truxton, Coast of Africa 1844-45 Served with USS. Truxton, Gulf of Mexico … Read more

Richard Malcolm Cutts – Colonel, United States Marine Corps

rmcutts3

From a contemporary press report: “It is with profound regret that the Association announces the passing of this popular and distinguished officer. This soldier-inventor was a native Californian, born at Mare Island on November 13, 1878, and raised in the midst of the environment of the Old Navy, the son of Lieutenant Commander Richard M. … Read more

Philip M. Price – Captain, United States Army

Philip M. Price of Pennsylvania Appointed from Pennsylvania, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 1 July 1865 (4) Second Lieutenant, 2nd U. S. Artillery, 15 June 1869 Transferred to the Corps of Engineers, 10 June 1872 First Lieutenant, 30 September 1873 Captain, 10 January 1883 Died 4 October 1894 WASHINGTON, October 8, 1894 – The remains … Read more

Edward Richmond Seay, Sr. – Lieutenant Commander, United States Navy

Edward Richmond Seay, Sr., Lieutenant Commander, United States Navy (retired), age 80, of Cottageville, South Carolina, died Monday, May 19, 2003. A memorial service will be held at St. Jude’s Episcopal Church on Monday, May 26, 2003 at 10 AM with Rev. James Lewis, officiating. Burial will be at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia. Commander … Read more

Peter Martin Boehm – Major, United States Army

pmboehm-section2-042304-002

Peter Martin Boehm of New York Appointed from Montana, Private General Mounted Service and Bugler Troop B, 2nd Cavalry, 3 July 1858 to 3 July 1863 Private, General Services, 3 September 1863 to 1 March 1865 Second Lieutenant, 15th New York Cavalry, 1 March 1865 Honorably mustered out 4 October 1865 Second Lieutenant, 4th U. … Read more

William Horace Duncan, Jr. – Major, United States Army

From a contemporary press report William Horace Duncan Jr., 57, a retired Army major whose career included command of personnel operations in the Medical Service Corps, died of non-Hodgkins lymphoma August 1, 1998 at home in Laurel, Maryland. Major Duncan was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and graduated from Morgan State University. His began his military … Read more

Frederick Dahl Evans – Brigadier General, United States Army

Frederic Dahl Evans born in 1887 in Illinois Appointed from Illinois, Cadet, U.S. Military Academy, 1 Setpember 1883 (56) Additional Second Lieutenant, 22nd U. S. Infantry, 1 July 1887 Second Lieutenant, 18th U. S. Infantry, 6 October 1887 First Lieutenant, 24th U. S. Infantry, 21 January 1895 Transferred to the 18th U. S. Infantry, 16 … Read more

Lyman L. Lemnitzer – General, United States Army

lllemnitzer-gravesite-photo

Born at Honesdale, Pennsylvania, August 29, 1899, he graduated from West Point in 1920 and was commissioned in the Coast Artillery. After graduating from the Coast Artillery School in 1921, he served in Rhode Island and the Philippines. He was an instructor at West Point, 1926-30, and after a second tour in the Philippines, 1934-35. … Read more

William O’Dwyer – Brigadier General, United States Army Mayor, New York City American Ambassador

wodyer

Born in Ireland on July 11, 1890, he studied for the priesthood in Spain but decided that he did not have the vocation and emigrated to New York City in 1910. He found work as a plaster’s helper, longshoreman and as a policeman. While with the New York City Police Department he attended law school … Read more

Alfred Reynolds – Rear Admiral, United States Navy

Alfred Reynolds was born 7 September 1853 in Hampton, Virginia, the son of Major General Joseph Jones Reynolds, United States Army, and Mary E. (Bainbridge) Reynolds. He married Louise S. Norton, 28 April 1880. He married again to Sarah Josephine LeCand, 4 October 1921. He made his home in Gulfsport, Mississippi. He died in the United … Read more

John P. “Jack” Jarabak, Jr. – Rear Admiral, United States Navy

From a contemporary press report: John P. “Jack” Jarabak Jr., 49, a Navy rear admiral who was the major program manager for submarine combat systems, died of coronary artery disease August 12, 1998 at home in Alexandria, Virginia, where he had lived for the last six years. Admiral Jarabak had specialized in submarines for most … Read more

John Stephen Sullivan, Jr. – Colonel, United States Army

From a contemporary press report: John Stephen Sullivan Jr., 83, an Army Colonel who capped a 30-year military career in 1974 as Secretary of the Industrial College of the Armed Forces at Fort McNair, died of heart disease April 18, 2004, at Virginia Medical Center-Arlington, Virginia. Colonel Sullivan, a Washington area resident since 1963, was … Read more

John George Schardong, Sr – Major, United States Air Force

Courtesy of the Arizona Republic Crash site discovery stirs widow’s memory By Angela Cara Pancrazio, The Arizona Republic July 01, 2001 GRAY MOUNTAIN, NAVAJO NATION The sun sets behind Gray Mountain. It will be dark soon. Inside the tiny house perched alone on a windswept plain, the Begay family lights a lantern. The grandson grabs … Read more

Joseph Clancy – Lieutenant, United States Navy

Joseph Clancy, born on September 29, 1863, he was awarded the Medal of Honor while serving in the China Relief Expedition which quelled the Boxer Rebellion in that country on June 13-20 and 21-22, 1901. Lieutenant Clancy died on February 2, 1929 and was buried in Section 7 of Arlington National Cemetery. CLANCY, JOSEPH LT USNAVY VETERAN … Read more

John Parsons Wheeler, Jr. – Colonel, United States Army

From a contemporary news report: “John Parsons Wheeler, Jr., an authority on Armor operations and a veteran of three wars, died September 29, 1995 of heart ailments at Perry Point Veterans Medical Center, Virginia. He was 77. “Perhaps the highest-profile venture in his career was heading the American tank unit during World War II that … Read more

Jacques L. Sherman, Jr. – Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army

From a contemporary press report: Jacques Sherman Jr., 86, a native Washingtonian and longtime Army physician who monitored John Glenn’s health during the first U.S. manned orbital mission, died June 9, 2003, at a hospital in Miami Beach. He had emphysema. Dr. Sherman, who grew up on Long Island, New York, spent almost 25 years … Read more

Peyton Conway March, Jr. – Second Lieutenant, United States Army

Peyton Conway Jr., Second Lieutenant, United States Army, was born at Fort Monroe, Virginia, December 31, 1896.   His father (General Peyton C. March) was the World War I Army Chief of Staff. He graduated from Western High School, Washington, D.C., in 1914 and attended St. Alban’s School for a year, and at Lafayette College, Easton, … Read more

EdwinAlexander Anderson – Admiral, United States Navy

eaanderson-as-captain-usn-photo-01

Anderson was born in Wilmington, North Carolina. He was appointed a cadet midshipman to the United States Naval Academy from the 3rd Congressional District of North Carolina, on 28 June 1878, and graduated with the Class of 1882, receiving his ensign’s stripe on 1 July 1884 after the customary two year’s sea duty. Anderson advanced … Read more

William Krause – Captain, United States Army

william-krause-gravesite-photo-october-2007-002

William Krause of Pennsylvania Appointed from Pennsylvania, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 1 September 1861 (42) Second Lieutenant and First Lieutenant, 19th Infantry, 23 June 1865 Transferred to 37th Infantry, 21 September 1866 Transferred to 3rd Infantry, 11 August 1869 Captain, 1 July 1885 Retired 23 April 1890 Died 24 January 1901 KRAUSE, WILLIAM CAPT … Read more

Memorial Service For The Victims Of The Terrorist Attack

pentagon-memorial091202a008

On The Pentagon, 11 September 2001 Memorial Amphitheater, Arlington National Cemetery, 12 September 2002 Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said here today those killed in the Pentagon attack “died because they were Americans. Put another way, they died because they were part of a nation that believes in freedom.” Rumsfeld spoke at the cemetery’s amphitheater at … Read more

Wreaths headed to Arlington – 2007

In 1963, Morrill Worcester was 12 years old and on his first trip outside Maine when he visited Arlington National Cemetery, in Virginia, our national shrine to America’s military heroes. He won the trip as a paperboy in a contest and was so impressed by what he saw there that he vowed he would always … Read more

Dustin Michael Gould – Sergeant, United States Marine Corps

dmgould-photo-02

NEWS RELEASES from the United States Department of Defense No. 244-07 IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 05, 2007 DoD Identifies Marine Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.  Staff Sergeant Dustin M. Gould, 28, of Longmont, Colorado, died March 2, 2007, while conducting combat operations in … Read more

Michael Ray Werdehoff – Master Sergeant, United States Army

aircrew-04191968-gravesite-photo-july-2006-001

Full Name: MICHAEL RAY WERDEHOFF Date of Birth: 9/13/1942 Date of Casualty: 4/19/1968 Home of Record: TOLEDO, OHIO Branch of Service: ARMY Rank: MSGT Casualty Country: SOUTH VIETNAM Casualty Province: QUANG TRI Status: MIA Date of Loss: 19 April 1968 Country of Loss: South Vietnam Loss Coordinates: 161918N 1070923E (YD291087) Status (in 1973): Missing In … Read more

John Browning – Colonel, United States Air Force

jwbrowning-gravesite-photo-august-2006

From a contemporary press report: After a heroic three-year battle with cancer, the man who strongly contributed to making current ham radio satellites a reality, Colonel John Browning, W6SP, died on January 23, 1996 at Torrence Memorial Medical Center in California. A decade ago, John had been AMSAT Chairman. His leadership guided AMSAT North America … Read more

Anna E. Turner – Army Nurse

In 1899, Anna Turner went to Cuba on a cattle boat with 1,400 U.S. troops, 720 horses and mules and nine other Nurses for service in the Spanish-American War. She spent two years in the Yellow Fever Hospital under General William Gorgas. She caught the disease and returned to the United States, but when Gorgas went … Read more

Gravesites in Arlington National Cemetery – Page 25

bartleyj

Click on the image for more information on the person   All Photos On This Page Courtesy of Ron Williams For More Gravesite Photos, Click Here To Return To The Main Entrance, Click Here Read our general and most popular articles Phallosan Forte Anaboloxan Huusk Messer Hanfosan Nutra Digest SWISS FX Ketogen Tropfen Slimymed Hondrostrong … Read more

Sean Edward Lyerly – Captain, United States Army

selyerly-photo-01

U.S. Department of Defense Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs) News Release IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 081-07 January 24, 2007 DoD Identifies Army Casualties The Department of Defense announced today the death of 12 soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died in Baghdad, Iraq, on January 20, 2007, when the UH-60 Black … Read more

Adelbert Rinaldo Buffington – Brigadier General, United States Army

Adelbert Rinaldo Buffington of Virginia Appointed from Virginia, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 1 July 1856 (7) Brevet Second Lieutenant, Ordnance, 6 May 1861 Second Lieutenant, 14 may 1861 First Lieutenant, 22 July 1861 Captain, 3 March 1863 Major, 23 June 1874 Lieutenant Colonel, 1 June 1881 Colonel, 28 February 1889 Brigadier General, Chief of … Read more

Joseph Julian McLachlan – Colonel, United States Air Force

Jseph Julian McLachlan, 85, a retired Air Force Colonel, died of congestive heart failure July 28,2005, at Inova Alexandria Hospital. He was an Alexandria, Virginia, resident. Colonel McLachlan was born in River Rouge, Michigan, and attended the University of Detroit. He worked as a chemist in a steel mill. He enlisted in the Army Air … Read more

James Thomas Mathews, Jr. – Captain, United States Navy

From a contemporary press report: James Thomas Mathews Jr., 83, a retired Navy Captain who later served as research director for Boeing Aircraft in Seattle and the National Restaurant Association in Chicago, died of pneumonia April 25, 1999 at the Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. Captain Mathews, a resident of Arlington, was born in … Read more

David Haskell Hackworth – Colonel, United States Army

dhhackworth-gravesite-photo-february-2002-001

5 May 2005: Retired Army Colonel David Hackworth, one of the most decorated veterans in U.S. history who became a vocal advocate for military reform, died yesterday in Mexico at 74. Hackworth returned from Vietnam as a strong critic of the war, later becoming a journalist and author of several best-selling books. Hackworth was in … Read more

William Myers – Brigadier General, United States Army

william-myers-gravesite-section1-062803

William Myers graduated from the United States Military Academy in the class of 1852, 32nd of a class of 43, and was assigned to the Infantry. He served as a First Lieutenant, 9th United States Infantry, 1857; Captain, Assistant Quartermaster, May 17, 1861; Colonel, Aide-de-Camp, June 14, 1862-May 31, 1866. He was breveted Brigadier General, … Read more

Norbert Anthony Zwicke – Colonel, United States Air Force

From a contemporary press report: Norbert Anthony Zwicke, 80, a retired Air Force colonel who had been a logistics officer with the National Wildlife Federation in Vienna in the 1970s, died October 23, 2000 at the Sunrise of Oakton assisted living community. He had Alzheimer’s disease. Colonel Zwicke enlisted in the Army in 1941 and … Read more

Images of Arlingon National Cemetry 08

mcintosh

Click Here For More Images Of Arlington National Cemetery Back To Main Entrance Read our general and most popular articles Phallosan Forte Anaboloxan Huusk Messer Hanfosan Nutra Digest SWISS FX Ketogen Tropfen Slimymed Hondrostrong Slim XR Elixfett Reduslim Medioxil 24 Hondrox Prima Kapseln Diaetolin Cardione PHC Beauty C+ Kapseln Colon Broom HHC Blüten Liba Kapseln … Read more

United States Army Aircrew 8 August 1944

wwii-1944-group-burial-08242006-001

Wednesday, August 23, 2006 The remains of three airmen missing in action from a World War II combat mission in 1944 have been identified and returned to their families for burial, the Pentagon said Wednesday. Second Lieutenant David J. Nelson, of Chicago; Technical Sergeant Henry F. Kortebein, of Maspeth, New York, and Technical Sergeant Blake … Read more

Donald Lewis Shannon – Corporal, United States Army Air Corps

Donald Lewis Shannon, Corporal, United States Army Air Corps Born, Lawrence, Kansas, 19 September 1924 Deceased, Ascension Islands, 10 May 1945 First child of Walter James Shannon and Mary Katherine Smith Brother of Richard Lee Shannon, Elizabeth Louise Shannon, and James Lawrence Shannon. Described by his siblings as “the pick of the litter.” Graduated from … Read more

John Sheshol Witcher – Brevet Brigadier General, United States Army

John Sheshol Witcher of Virginia Appointed from West Virginia, First Lieutenant, 3rd West Virginia Cavalry, 13 December 1862 Captain, 8 September 1863 Major, 23 May 1864 Liutenant Colonel, 6 May 1865 Breveted Colonel, United States Volunteers, 13 March 1865, for gallant and meritorious service during the Shenandoah Campaign of 1864 and the final Campaign around … Read more

Harold Kovolenko – Sergeant, United States Army

From a contemporary press report: Retired Army Sergeant First Class Harold Kovolenko, 66, of Fayetteville, Noprth Carolina, died Friday in Duke University Medical Center in Durham. Sergeant Kovolenko served in the Army for 20 years and was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was in the Special Forces and received two Silver Stars, two … Read more

Henry E. Steece – Captain, United States Navy

From a contemporary press report: Henry E. Steece, 80, a resident of Sunrise of CountrySide in Sterling, Virginia, for the last three years, died May 14, 2003, at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Martinsburg, West Virginia. He had cancer. A graveside service will be June 23 at 1 p.m. at Arlington National Cemetery. A … Read more

Timothy F. Morgan – Confederate States of America Army

tfmorgan-gravesite-photo-june-2006-001

MORGAN, TIMOTHY F 59TH ALA CIVIL WAR DATE OF DEATH: 04/06/1865 BURIED AT: SECTION CONFE  SITE 71 Read our general and most popular articles Phallosan Forte Anaboloxan Huusk Messer Hanfosan Nutra Digest SWISS FX Ketogen Tropfen Slimymed Hondrostrong Slim XR Elixfett Reduslim Medioxil 24 Hondrox Prima Kapseln Diaetolin Cardione PHC Beauty C+ Kapseln Colon Broom … Read more

Army Secretary Asks for Probe of Firing

gina-gray-photo-02

Gina Gray says her firing as public affairs director at Arlington National Cemetery was retaliatory. Army Secretary Pete Geren has asked his staff for an internal review to examine the Army’s firing last month of Gina Gray, the former public affairs director of Arlington National Cemetery who had worked to restore media coverage of military … Read more

Henry Clarence Dworshak – Sergeant, United States Marine Corps

hcdworshak01

Member of Congress & United States Senator Henry Dworshak, was born in Duluth, Minnesota on August 29, 1894. He attended the public schools there and worked as a printer from1909 until 1918. During the First World War, Dworshak served overseas as a sergeant in the Fourth Antiaircraft Machine Gun Battalion. After the war he came … Read more

J. S. Raney – Confederate States of America Army

jsraney-gravesite-photo-june-2006-001

RANEY, J S I 9 ALA INF DATE OF DEATH: 02/15/1864 BURIED AT: SECTION CONF  SITE 257 Read our general and most popular articles Phallosan Forte Anaboloxan Huusk Messer Hanfosan Nutra Digest SWISS FX Ketogen Tropfen Slimymed Hondrostrong Slim XR Elixfett Reduslim Medioxil 24 Hondrox Prima Kapseln Diaetolin Cardione PHC Beauty C+ Kapseln Colon Broom … Read more

Mary Elizabeth Ord – Preston Military Spouse

The wife of Albert William Preston, the daughter of General Edward Ortho Cresap Ord, and the mother of Ord Preston, she was born at Monterey, California, February 17, 1851. She died at Englewood, New Jersey on October 17, 1915 and was buried among other family members in Section 3 of Arlington National Cemetery. Read our general and most … Read more

Wilbur LeRoy Boyer – First Lieutenant, United States Army

wlrboyer-120304

WILBUR LEROY BOYER: Born March 6, 1894, in Muskegon, Michigan. Son of Harry Nelson and Elizabeth Downing Boyer. Home, Chicago, Illinois. Educated Orchard Lake Military Academy, Cornell, and Leland Stanford Universities, one year each. Brokerage in Chicago. Joined American Field Service, February 14, 1917; attached Section Four to August 29, 1917. Enlisted French Artillery; Artillery … Read more

Stephen D. Thorne – Lieutenant Commander, United States Navy

sdthorne

From a contemporary news report: “May 24, 1986: A stunt plane crashed while performing maneuvers Saturday near Santa Fe, Texas, killing an astronaut candidate and a NASA engineer, officials said. The dead were identified as the pilot James Ryan Simons, 39, and passenger Stephen D. Thorne, 33, both of Houston. A spokesman at the Johnston … Read more

Arlington National Cemetery – Historic Photographs

amphitheater-from-uss-maine-1900s

    Read our general and most popular articles Phallosan Forte Anaboloxan Huusk Messer Hanfosan Nutra Digest SWISS FX Ketogen Tropfen Slimymed Hondrostrong Slim XR Elixfett Reduslim Medioxil 24 Hondrox Prima Kapseln Diaetolin Cardione PHC Beauty C+ Kapseln Colon Broom HHC Blüten Liba Kapseln Gélules Figur LB Slimming Gummies Nucific Bio X4 Diaetoxil Nuubu Regener … Read more

William Louis Marshall – Brigadier General, United States Army

GENERAL WM. L. MARSHALL DIES IN WASHINGTON Ex-Chief of Army Engineers Constructed Ambrose Channel in New York Harbor WASHINGTON, July 3, 1920 – Brigadier General William L. Marshall, U.S.A., retired, discovered of the Marshall Pass across the Rocky Mountains and constructor of the Ambrose Channel in New York Harbor, died here last night in an … Read more

Humayun Saqib Muazzam Khan – Captain, United States Army

hsmkhan-gravesite-photo-082005

NEWS RELEASE from the United States Department of Defense No. 561-04 IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 9, 2004 DoD Identifies Army Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Captain Humayun S. M. Khan, 27, of Bristow, Virginia, died June 8, 2004, in Baquabah, Iraq, after a vehicle packed … Read more

Stephen Matthew Mills – Chief Petty Officer (SEAL), United States Navy

smmills-photo-01

U.S. Department of Defense Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs) News Release IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 705-11 August 11, 2011 DOD Identifies Service Members Killed In CH-47 Crash The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of 30 servicemembers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  They died August 6, 2011 in Wardak province, … Read more

Craig Scott Amundson – Specialist, United States Army

caamundson-070302-02

AMUNDSON, CRAIG SCOTT (Age 28) SPECIALIST US ARMY Of Fort Belvoir, Virginia, on September 11, 2001. Beloved husband of Amber Ann; father of Elliot Reed and Charlotte Marion. Also survived by his parents, Orland and Karen Amundson of Missouri; two brothers, Barry Amundson of Texas and Ryan Amundson of Missouri and his grandparents, Marion Brusven … Read more

Raphael A. Edmonston – First Lieutenant, United States Army

edmonston-100302-mrp

Born on October 15, 1871, he was killed-in-action during the Philippine Insurrection while serving as Assistant Surgeon, 34th United States Infantry, on June 2, 1900. He is buried in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery. Read our general and most popular articles Phallosan Forte Anaboloxan Huusk Messer Hanfosan Nutra Digest SWISS FX Ketogen Tropfen Slimymed … Read more

George Hamilton Cameron – Major General, United States Army

ghcameron-portrait-01

Cameron, George Hamilton Cameron, Illinois Appointed from Illinois as a Cadet, United States Military Academy, 1 July 1879 (29). Commissioned a Second Lieutenant, 7th United States Cavalry 13 June 1883; First Lieutenant 4th United States Cavalry, 9 March 1891; Captain, 2 March 1899. Nina Dean Tilford Cameron was born at St. Louis, Missouri, 5 December … Read more

Godfrey A. Rettig – Captain, United States Navy

From a contemporary press report: G.A. Rettig, 66, a retired Navy captain and Vietnam War veteran who piloted  anti-submarine aircraft, died of cancer April 11, 2001, at his home in Fairfax, Virginia. Captain Rettig, who was born in Chicago, began his 24-year military career in 1954 when he entered the Naval Aviation Cadet program. He … Read more

Archie Andrew Taylor Staff Sergeant, United States Marine Corps

aataylor-gravesite-photo-june-2009-001

U.S. Department of Defense Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs) News Release IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 173-09 March 17, 2009 DoD Identifies Marine Casualty The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Staff Sergeant Archie A. Taylor, 37, of Tomball, Texas, died March 14, … Read more

William Vaulx Carter – Brigadier General, United States Army

wvcarter-100302-mrp

William Vaulx Carter (1883-1971) Born in Fort Lowell, Arizona on January 30, 1883. Commissioned in the Cavalry from West Point in 1904. Aide to his father, Brigadier General W. H. Carter in 1907. Duty with the 7th Cavalry in the Philippines October 1913-November 1915. Professor of Military Science and Tactics at Bingham School, Asheville, North … Read more

Arlington National Cemetery Stereo Photographs – Circa Late 1800s

anc-stereo-002

From The Collection of Michael Robert Patterson Read our general and most popular articles Phallosan Forte Anaboloxan Huusk Messer Hanfosan Nutra Digest SWISS FX Ketogen Tropfen Slimymed Hondrostrong Slim XR Elixfett Reduslim Medioxil 24 Hondrox Prima Kapseln Diaetolin Cardione PHC Beauty C+ Kapseln Colon Broom HHC Blüten Liba Kapseln Gélules Figur LB Slimming Gummies Nucific Bio … Read more

John Morgan Duke, Jr. – Captain, United States Navy

jmdukejr

From contemporary press reports: Captain John Morgan Duke, Jr., USN, (retired) 84 years old, of Los Alamitos, California was born April 17, 1918, in Wellington, Alabama. He grew up and attended High School in Gadsden, Alabama. After three years at Howard College he received an appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy. While at the Academy … Read more

Keith A. Brandt – Captain, United States Army

aircrew-03181971-gravesite-photo-august-2006-001

BRANDT, KEITH A. Remains Recovered January 1990, ID Announced 19 July 1990 Home:  Bellingham, Washington Rank/Branch: O3/US Army Unit: D Company, 101st Aviation Battalion, 101st Airborne Division Date of Loss: 18 March 1971 Country of Loss: Laos Loss Coordinates: 163811N 1062239E (XD469397) Status (in 1973): Killed/Body Not Recovered Category: 2 Aircraft/Vehicle/Ground: AH1G Refno: 1729 Other … Read more

Kay Kipling Cowan – Colonel, United States Army

Saturday, September 24, 2005: Kay Kipling Cowan, 91, a retired Army Colonel and former military assistant to Senator Strom Thurmond (R-S.C.), died Aug. 29 at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital of respiratory arrest and complications of bladder cancer. He was a longtime Alexandria resident. Colonel Cowan was born in Altus, Oklahoma, the youngest of nine children. … Read more

Arthur Fortunatus Cosby – Captain, United States Army

afcosby-rough-riders-service-card-003

Arthur Fortunatus Cosby of California Appointed from New York, Private, Troop K, 1st U.S. Volunteer Cavalry, 27 May 1898 Captain, Assistant Adjutant General of U. S. Volunteers, 13 August 1898 Honorably discharged from the volunteer service, 7 April 1899 ROUGH RIDER PROMOTED Private Arthur F. Cosby of New York Made Assistant Adjutant General WASHINGTON, August … Read more

United States Army Regulations (AR-290-5) Arlington National Cemetery

2.0 INTERMENTS AND DISINTERMENTS 2.1 Explanation of terms. For purposes of this regulation, the following apply: 2.1.A Interment. a. Interment. Either ground burial or the inurnment of cremated remains, except where the context of this chapter makes clear that only ground burial is referred to. 2.1.B Armed Forces. b. Armed Forces. The Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast … Read more

John S. Miller – Private, Confederate States of America Army

minnie-miller-gravesite-photo-july-2006-001

MILLER, JOHN S PVT 18 VA CAV CSA, CAPT IMBODINS CO DATE OF DEATH: 05/15/1921 BURIED AT: SECTION CONF  SITE 123-A Minnie I. Miller Wife of John S. Miller Confederate Section Site 123-A Read our general and most popular articles Phallosan Forte Anaboloxan Huusk Messer Hanfosan Nutra Digest SWISS FX Ketogen Tropfen Slimymed Hondrostrong Slim … Read more

Francis M. Threlkeld – Confederate States of America Army

francis-thickfield-gravesite-photo-july-2006-001

Courtesy of Dale Nichols: January 2008: MUSTER ROLL OF COMPANY *F, 27th REGIMENT, GEORGIA VOLUNTEER INFANTRY, ARMY OF TENNESSEE, C. S. A., TAYLOR COUNTY, GEORGIA, “”TAYLOR GUARDS” Threlkeld, Francis M. (or Thrielkeld) – Private, September  9, 1861. Wounded and captured at Petersburg, Virginia, August 20, 1864. Died of wounds in Lincoln U.S.A. General Hospital, Washington, … Read more

Kenneth Carter Schow – Colonel, United States Air Force

RANCHO MIRAGE, California — Kenneth Carter Schow, 78, of Rancho Mirage, California, formerly of Woodbury and Willmar, Minnesota, died Thursday. He will be interred at Arlington National Cemetery on November 14, 2008. Memorials are preferred to the Air Force Aid Society. He was born to Carter and Grace Schow. He started his aviation career flying … Read more

Carleton Preer, Jr. – Brigadier General, United States Army

cpreer-001

From a contemporary press report: Carleton Preer, Jr., Brigadier General, United States Army (retired) died on Wednesday, January 16, 2002, at Brentwood, Tennessee. He was the loving husband of the late Virginia Preer; devoted father to John C. Preer, Valinda P. Turner and Carl E. Preer; grandfather of Lauren E. Preer, Heather Preer and Christie … Read more

The Women’s Memorial

wimsa2

To Contact This Fine Organization, Click Here One good test of a new work of architecture is the degree to which it improves its surroundings. By this measure, the Women in Military Service for America Memorial is a resounding success. Even though it is a bit too reticent, the memorial enhances an already splendid setting … Read more

David William Johns – Private First Class, United States Marine Corps

usmc-group-guadalcanal-10091942-gravesite-photo-july-2006-001

He was killed-in-action during World War II during the Battle for Guadalcanal on October 9, 1942. His body was finally discovered in 1970 and his, and the bodies of five other Marines, was returned for burial in a common grave in Section 34 of Arlington National Cemetery. Also see USMC Guadalcanal casualties. JOHNS, DAVID WILLIAM … Read more

error: