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'I was instantly furious' — Marine vet and Gold Star widow blasts Trump after seeing photo of him at her husband's grave in Arlington

A Marine Corps veteran and Gold Star widow sharply criticized President Donald Trump after seeing a photo of him at her husband's grave in Arlington National Cemetery

The history of the Confederate Memorial embodies the complex and contested legacy of the Civil War at Arlington National Cemetery, and in American culture generally.

The Army is reviewing the Confederate Memorial featuring slaves at Arlington National Cemetery

The Army, which has jurisdiction over Arlington National Cemetery, confirmed that the service is working with the Defense Department "on guidance for display of divisive symbols," including the Confederate Memorial

A sentinel walks the mat in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during a rainy day at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, Feb. 25, 2020.

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier remains guarded 24/7 despite the threat of COVID-19

The Army’s 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment continues to stand guard over the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, even though Arlington National Cemetery is closed because of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown

Marine Corps Body Bearers with Bravo Company, Marine Barracks Washington D.C., fold the National Flag during a full honors funeral at Arlington National Cemetery, Va., Sept. 13, 2017.

Once deemed 'non-recoverable,' a Marine killed during World War II is finally home

“It’s a miracle that (missing military members) get recovered. It’s more of a miracle that they bring them home.”

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VA suspends military funeral honors at national cemeteries until further notice over COVID-19 outbreak

The Department of Veterans Affairs announced Friday afternoon that it is prohibiting large burial services and suspending military funeral honors until further notice starting Monday.