Wednesday, June 30, 2010

The Best Plots At Arlington Cemetery Are Reserved For VIPs

Salon Exclusive: Choice Plots At Arlington Reserved For VIPs -- Salon

How top officials at Arlington National Cemetery violated Army guidelines -- and may have broken the law.

Officials at Arlington National Cemetery have been quietly reserving particularly desirable parts of the burial grounds for VIPs. This violates Army regulations and federal law, which bar special burial arrangements for the powerful and well-connected and require that service members be buried in the next available plot at Arlington, regardless of rank or other factors.

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My Comment: Salon's investigative work (for the past year) on the mismanagement of Arlington Cemetery is deserving of a Pulitzer Prize .... with the above article a continuation of this solid reporting.

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