Honor Our Veterans This Veteran’s Day At Arlington

October 21st, 2019 by

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Arlington National Cemetery is in a beautiful and serene setting, with rolling hills, and many trees and manicured gardens, which is located near Washington, D.C., and serves as the final resting place for many of our nation’s fallen soldiers. Many prominent Americans are also buried here, including former presidents John F. Kennedy and William Howard Taft. Some of these individuals made important contributions in many different spheres of society. But one of the most well-known events that occur here is the Veteran’s Day ceremony!

Honoring America’s Fallen Heroes

The 2019 ceremony will commence with the laying of the wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. It will then continue inside the Memorial Amphitheater with a parade of colors by various veterans’ organizations and speeches from dignitaries. The ceremony is designed to honor and thank all those who have served in the American Armed Forces.

Location and Time

Arlington National Cemetery is located at 214 McNair Rd., Arlington, VA., 22211. The ceremony will be held on November 11 and will begin at 11 am. Visitors are encouraged to arrive early, and everyone should be in place at either the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier or inside the Memorial Amphitheater by 9:30 am. This event is FREE and open to the public.

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