Thursday, March 31, 2011

The Bureaucracy Mess At Arlington Cemetery

Arlington National Cemetery, Section 64

Arlington's Paper Trail Of Problems -- Time Magazine

Many large modern cemeteries store data on the identity of remains via computer and keep track of grave locations with the aid of satellites. The previous leadership at the cemetery blew unknown millions trying to develop a similar system, but ended up just handing money to favored contractors who did little in return, according to an Army investigation last summer. As a result, Arlington tries to keep track of around 30 burials a day on pieces of paper.

Read more ....

My Comment: So much for treating sacred ground as sacred ground.

No comments: