Saturday, July 31, 2010

The Mess At Arlington Cemetery Continues

Grave Errors At Arlington 'Not A Concern' At Other Cemeteries, VA Says -- FOX News

The shocking problem of unmarked or mislabeled graves at Arlington National Cemetery is "not a concern" at the 131 national cemeteries that are not controlled by the U.S. Army, the Department of Veterans Affairs says.

An investigation by Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., chairwoman of an oversight panel on the Senate Homeland Security
and Government Reform Committee, has revealed that between 4,900 and 6,600 graves may be unmarked or mislabeled on Arlington National Cemetery maps -- up to 31 times the 211 graves previously identified by Army investigators.

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More News on Arlington Cemetery

Arlington Cemetery Probe: Where Did $5 Million for Records System Go? -- Politics Daily
Thousands of Arlington graves may have been mishandled -- L.A. Times
Thousands of Arlington graves 'unmarked': US Senate -- AFP
Arlington National Cemetery mix-ups could affect as many as 6,600 graves, Senate panel finds -- New York Daily News
US outrage as scandal grows over Arlington military grave mix-up -- The Guardian
Dishonor at Arlington -- Chicago Tribune opinion

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