If you are old enough to remember that windy and biting cold day in November 1963, you will recall the two most memorable photos taken during the funeral procession of President John F. Kennedy. See complete story and Registration form Black Jack was a horse with high vitality. As a tribute to this beautiful horse, a memorial ceremony is planned to observe the fortieth anniversary of his death and interment, February 1976, on Summerall Field, Fort Myer (JBMHH), Virginia. At this writing, the date selected for this event will be Saturday, February 6, 2016, at 1100 hours.
As the sun rises and sets over Arlington National Cemetery, gates open and close to sacred ground that honors thousands of military personnel from wars past. One place in particular honors all the unknowns from military conflicts of the last hundred years. It is here, at the Tomb of the Unknowns, elevated on a hill overlooking the nation’s capital, where Army sentinels keep vigil over the fallen Soldiers from the nation’s wars day in and day out. See complete story by Chelsea Place, Pentagram Staff Writer.
Like so many great romantic moments in the arts, it begins with the tolling of a bell. The sound dies. Hushed anticipation. Finally, the soldier makes his entrance — no ordinary recruit, but the relief commander of the 3rd U.S. Infantry, taking part in the changing of the guard ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery. See complete story.