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Arlington National Cemetery is a place of honor

Helen Miller shares her reflections about this hallowed final resting place

March 13, 2011
Messenger News

As I sat down to write this article, I was reminded that along with myself, there are many who are mourning the loss of a loved one. My husband, retired Air Force Col. Edward A. Miller, was a physician and served in the U.S. Air Force for 30 years. He was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., on Feb. 10. Arlington National Cemetery is the premier burial site for our nation's military dead. Among the last words I spoke to him were to tell him that our oldest child had suggested that he be laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery. He responded with a knowing, decisive nod of his head.

 
 
 

 

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