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ANC Defense Access Roads Public Hearing and Information Session
2/7/2020 UPDATED
Arlington National Cemetery will participate in a public hearing and information session hosted by the Federal Highway Administration on the Arlington National Cemetery Southern Expansion (ANCSE)...
Corps awards $9.8 million contract to Leesburg based company
12/17/2018
A Leesburg, Virginia based small business is tasked with completing the more than $9.8 million project, which will update, repair and refurbish the 1976-built facility....
ANC Southern Expansion & Associated Roadway Realingment project Draft EA
8/21/2018 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Norfolk District, on behalf of the Arlington National Cemetery (ANC), announces the availability of a Draft Environmental Assessment (Draft EA) for the...
Arlington National Cemetery moves forward with cemetery expansion plans
8/20/2018
Arlington National Cemetery announces its public release of the draft environmental assessment in support of the cemetery’s southern expansion and associated roadway realignment projects. ANC invites...
Arlington National Cemetery hosts open house to seek comments on Southern Expansion Project
4/21/2016
Arlington National Cemetery announces the initiation of the Southern Expansion Project and Associated Roadway Realignment, and invites the public to attend a National Environmental Policy Act scoping...
Over 27,000 burial sites to open at Arlington next year
3/23/2015
In 2016, Arlington National Cemetery, or ANC, will open "an additional 27,282 burial opportunities," Patrick K. Hallinan told lawmakers....
Cemetery’s Welcome Center renovations set to start later this month
9/17/2014
The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, awarded Polu Kai Services, LLC -- a native Hawaiian owned, small disadvantaged business, service-disabled veteran owned business -- with a $4.3...
Corps studies accessibility for Cemetery
4/11/2014
A team from the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is traveling around and taking notes at Arlington National Cemetery to assess how accessible sections of the 150-year-old facility are...
Millennium Project work begins at Arlington National Cemetery
2/21/2014
Crews working for the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are preparing land designated for the growth of Arlington National Cemetery. The 27-acre Millennium Project adds nearly 30,000...
Temporary Flame transferred to permanent Eternal Flame at President John F. Kennedy's gravesite
10/30/2013
The temporary flame that has been operating at the gravesite of President John F. Kennedy and his family since this spring was transferred to the permanent Eternal Flame in a ceremony here, Oct. 29,...
New burner installed for Eternal Flame at the President John F. Kennedy gravesite
5/17/2013
ARLINGTON, Va. – The temporary flame that has been operating at the gravesite of President John F. Kennedy and his family since April 29 was removed today and the new burner at the Eternal Flame has...
Arlington National Cemetery dedicates columbarium
5/9/2013
Arlington National Cemetery will dedicate its ninth columbarium court here today.Officials will mark the dedication of Columbarium Court No. 9 with a joint, full-honors committal service for six...
Contractors begin work on JFK Eternal Flame burner
4/30/2013
ARLINGTON, Va. – Contractors began work here yesterday on the burner of the President John F. Kennedy Eternal Flame, which has been lit since 1967.Technicians from Meltech Corp., Inc.; based in...
Court opens up niche space at Arlington
4/4/2013
Work is wrapping up on the new 12.9-million-dollar, 62,820-square-foot Columbarium Court 9, which is slated to be the final columbarium court in this section of the cemetery.The new facility increases...
Millennium Project Revised Environmental Assessment
3/12/2013 UPDATED
This revised Environmental Assessment has been prepared to assess the potential impacts of the expansion of Arlington National Cemetery, known as the Millennium Project. The revised EA takes into...
Arlington National Cemetery to share design for Millennium expansion project
3/2/2013
Arlington National Cemetery is interested in sharing information about the new design and obtaining public feedback about the project, and has scheduled an open house and site visit on Saturday, March...
Kennedy Flame to receive upgrades
2/4/2013
– The Norfolk District awarded a Maryland company on Jan. 31 a contract to upgrade the John F. Kennedy eternal flame at Arlington National Cemetery.Meltech Corporation Inc. of Landover, Md., will be...
NAO-121207-Millennium
12/7/2012 UPDATED
An Environmental Assessment (EA) has been prepared to assess the potential impacts of the expansion of Arlington National Cemetery (ANC), known as the Millennium Project. The Millennium Site will be...
EA for Millennium Area Headstone Removal Project
10/3/2012 UPDATED
This Environmental Assessment was prepared to assess the potential impacts of the Millennium Area Headstone Removal Project on property administered by Arlington National Military Cemeteries and...