I do solemnly swear…

As I stood at graveside for a funeral at Arlington National Cemetery last week, I realized that on inauguration day, Donald Trump becomes eligible for burial there. During dozens of services as an Arlington Lady, I’ve heard the Chaplain’s reminder to mourners that no resting place at Arlington National Cemetery can be purchased; it must be earned…

On behalf of a grateful nation…

While Memorial Day is a day to remember, our proximity to Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) and its gravesites offer regular reminders of sacrifice. The Kennedy gravesite and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier are two of the most visited sites on this hallowed ground. Section 60, memorializing those whose sacrifices occurred in America’s most recent wars, is…