Old Town Trolley Tours, Monuments by Moonlight, Arlington Cemetery Tours and the Washington Welcome Center beginning Tuesday, March 17 we will closed. We plan to re-open on Saturday, March 28, 2020.
Arlington National Cemetery requires a 100% ID Check with no exceptions:All US guest must provide a State or Government Issued picture ID. Visitors 16 and 17 may present a valid school ID.All foreign guest must present a PASSPORT. Foreign ID Cards will not be accepted. If you ride the Shuttle over from the Lincoln Memorial without proper ID, you will be denied entry into the Cemetery and you must provide your own transportation back to the Lincoln Memorial.For security reasons, we will not be allowed to pick you back up on Memorial Drive.We apologize for any inconvenience. These changes and requirements are beyond our control.
He became one of the most highly decorated soldiers from World War II after being turned down by the Marine Corp for being too short and then turned down by the paratroopers. He received 28 medals, three from France and one from Belgium, all before he turned 21. His military record and good looks landed him in Hollywood. He acted in over 40 films including “To Hell and Back”, which was autobiographical. He died in a plane crash at the age of 46.