"I am oppressed with a sense of the impropriety of uttering words on this occasion. If silence is ever golden, it must be here, beside the graves of fifteen thousand men, whose lives were more significant than speech, and whose death was a poem, the music of which can never be sung." — #JamesAGarfield (1831-1881) Speech at Arlington Cemetery on Decoration Day (May 30, 1868) — Image: Twilight at the Vietnam Veterans #Memorial in Washington, D.C. (2012) — #memorialday #war #quoteof
Arlington National Cemetery official atheist headstone emblem
Officially Approved Government Headstone Religious Symbols, for Arlington National Cemetery and *all* National Cemeteries - while majority are going to be the basic Christian cross or Star of David, this does take into account the many different religions/sects in the United States, where after all Freedom of Religion is a basic right.
Arlington National Cemetery is offering a special Medal of Honor walking tour 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Sunday, March 25. It will focus on Medal of Honor recipients buried at Arlington. The tour is free, but reservations are required.