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A hero with humility

...recuperated. That was just one of many examples of his limitless kindness.Pickens is scheduled for burial at Arlington National Cemetery ? a richly deserved honor for a man of bravery, dignity and humility.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-07-27/hero-humility
Homer C. Pickens Jr., decorated Army colonel and Vietnam veteran, dies at 83

...Memorial Presbyterian Church, where he was an active member, at 11 a.m. Aug. 6. Burial will be later at Arlington National Cemetery. "He was a great man," Chris Pick ens said Friday. "We are all extremely proud of his role in defending...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-24/homer-c-pickens-jr-decorated-
Homer Pickens Jr.

...Memorial Presbyterian Church on August 6, 2015 at 11 a.m., with a reception following. Burial will be at Arlington National Cemetery at a time to be determined. Col. Pickens was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico but has lived in Augusta for...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175419211
Civil War's toll created Arlington National Cemetery

ARLINGTON, Va. - Arlington National Cemetery's hallowed ground honors American soldiers...property, Carney said. From the highest points of Arlington National Cemetery, it's easy to see why the Union Army wanted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-05-31/civil-wars-toll-created-arlington-n
Crying `Wolf'?

...release of names granted waivers to be buried in Arlington National Cemetery seems to have taken the steam out of suspicions...is to lie about it. If denials about selling Arlington National Cemetery space are true, the White House has only itself...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/25/edi_218023.shtml
Editorials
Casualty of Fallujah had ties to Thomson

...battle for Fallujah, Iraq, will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery next week. First Lt. Dan Malcom Jr., 25...burial, according to Joan Malcom, is to be in Arlington National Cemetery - as 1st Lt. Malcom wished - on Nov. 23...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/16/met_434559.shtml
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S. Carolina Vietnam veteran to be buried at Arlington

...Vietnam jungle will be buried next month at Arlington National Cemetery.The remains of U.S. Army Spc. Thomas Rice...family members plan to attend the services at Arlington National Cemetery.Also aboard the chopper were Army Spc. 5th...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-03-21/s-carolina-vietnam-veteran-be
Metro
Veterans' tour superb

...the Unknown Soldier, I swear I heard bones creak a little as they stood at attention.The tour took us to Arlington National Cemetery; the magnificent National World War II Memorial; the touching Korean War Veterans Memorial, with its patrol...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-01/veterans-tour-superb
Surge of elderly World War II veterans traveling to DC on South Carolina Honor Flight

...dedicated to those who served in World War II, and the Korean, Vietnam and Iwo Jima memorials. It also stops at Arlington National Cemetery and the Tomb of the Unknowns.Volunteer physicians and nurses go over each veteran's medical records ahead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-19/surge-elderly-world-war-ii-ve
More than 7 decades after Pearl Harbor, remains from USS Oklahoma could be ID'd with new tests

...have that," Silsbee said.If their uncle's remains are identified, they would like to see him moved to Arlington National Cemetery.Of the roughly 60,000 people who survived the attack, only around 2,000 are estimated to still be alive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-24/more-7-decades-after-pearl-harbor-r