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Arlington Cemetery

Discussion in 'Pictures in General' started by stewbaby, Apr 21, 2017.

  1. stewbaby

    stewbaby Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

    Pics from this morning. Very somber, very humbled by the sacrifices. My oldest was part of his schools team to help lay a wreath. Couldn't help but tear up during taps.







  2. Mesquite

    Mesquite Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

  3. Quickeye

    Quickeye Soldier for Life MSGO Supporter

    Guarding the Mansions of the Lord. RIP, Brothers.
  4. Cliff731

    Cliff731 Danged ole' Hermit...

    We owe never ending respect and immeasurable gratitude to those interned there.... and the Tomb Guards too... an honor to be chosen for this duty.
  5. CajunBP

    CajunBP Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

    I couldn't agree more. That place touched me like no other. Everyone should visit at least once.
  6. Quickeye

    Quickeye Soldier for Life MSGO Supporter

  7. vr1967

    vr1967 Rooinek Amerikaanse

    We tried going in 2012. They wouldn't let me drop my FIL and wife & children off, then go park. Only place we found to park was back across the river and I wasn't going to make them walk that far, so we went to Skyline Drive.

    Hope to go back that way soon.
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  8. captain-03

    captain-03 Moderator Staff Member MSGO Supporter

    Been there many times .... always gets to me ..... if you know what I mean ...
  9. LeansVeryRight2016

    LeansVeryRight2016 Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

    [My maternal grandfather and grandmother are both buried there too.]
    Last edited: Apr 21, 2017
  10. burninfilm

    burninfilm Distinguished Poster

    A special place for special heroes. Thanks
  11. LeansVeryRight2016

    LeansVeryRight2016 Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

    Yes. BTW, my grandparents weren't "heroes" -- except to me.
  12. p moore

    p moore Distinguished Poster

    I went several years ago. We are going back next week with a couple of the grands. I think everyone should go at least once.

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  13. bar306

    bar306 Distinguished Poster

    Is there a flag to honor the CSA soldiers? I think libs took it down here also.

    EDIT: Next, Robert E. Lee home will be deleted from history at Arlington.
    Last edited: May 17, 2017