Arlington’s sweep of gravesite mementos distresses families of fallen

Arlington’s sweep of gravesite mementos distresses families of fallen

Now, however, cemetery officials are beginning to transform Section 60 into the same kind of pristine resting place where older veterans are buried, where the rows of white headstones are stripped bare with few if any signs of recent visitors.

The cemetery in August stepped up enforcement of a written policy to remove items left at the grave sites, a rule that was consciously overlooked in Section 60 for years.

Read more: http://www.armytimes.com/article/20131010/NEWS05/310100028/Arlington-s-sweep-gravesite-mementos-distresses-families-fallen

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