Saturday, January 24, 2009

Full honors

The U.S. government has changed its policies regarding burials at Arlington National Cemetery. There is no longer a rank differential for military who die in combat for burials with standard honors and full honors. The Washington Post has the story of the first Army soldier under the rank of E-9 who received a full honors burial. Click here.

1 comment:

AirmanMom said...

I saw this article in the Washington Post this morning...Woo-Hoo!

~AM