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Band of Brothers is often used beyond the famous World War II unit. But for one grave marker at Arlington National Cemetery, it’s true. The four McCullough brothers are buried together in the back of the cemetery. All served in … Continue reading
The spring boom of tourists is here and it brings some unusual moments. Besides the big crowds that on one tour forced me to use three people as chain points to move through several memorials, there are a lot of … Continue reading
You’re busy trying to make the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknowns so you see an interesting grave but don’t stop. Well, stop on the way down the hill at Arlington National Cemetery because if nothing … Continue reading
The toughest men of World War II might have been the Navy Seabees. Created in March 1942 to construct whatever was needed in World War II, the “Construction Builders” were known as “CBs” and hence Seabees. These guys could build … Continue reading
The first makeover of the Arlington National Cemetery welcome center in 20 years includes six large murals of scenes around the cemetery. However, the centerpiece of the room is a Taps bugler patterned after Staff Sgt. Jesse Tubb of South … Continue reading