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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

SC Honor Flight seeks World War II vets for May flight to DC monuments

...who served in World War II, as well as the Korean, Vietnam and Iwo Jima memorials. The tour also stops at Arlington National Cemetery and the Tomb of the Unknowns."Time is not on our side," Dukes said of finding the World War II veterans...

Benice Graham

...5350 Hwy. 220 East, Lincolnton with a reception to follow. His remains will be interred at a later date in Arlington National Cemetery. Born in Tracy City, Tennessee, Ben lived a life that took him to different corners of this country and...

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...

Lydia Dudley

...Alzheimer's Association, 106 SRP Drive, Suite A, Evans, GA 30809. A private ceremony will be held at Arlington National Cemetery, where she will be interred with her husband. Please sign the online guestbook and leave condolences at www...

Coach K, US team pay visit to West Point

...military and the Hoops for Troops program under managing director Jerry Colangelo and Krzyzewski, visiting Arlington National Cemetery and hosting a practice at a Washington armory with the 2012 Olympic team.This time, players watched cadets...