My mother was honored today by being accepted for inurement into Arlington National Cemetery.

We were given a case number and she has been added to the docket.

The only drawback will be the wait. It is currently a 9 to 15 month wait time.

As she was an Air Force veteran, she will be given a full military service.



It will be my honor to attend when the time comes, if it is agreeable to you.

@DennisCampbel16 @Debradelai

Dennis, only if you want to share, what was your mother's story as an Air Force veteran? Respect. ❤️

@barrsniffsatjejuneanalysis @Debradelai

That is a story for another time. Trust me, you won't mind waiting.

Going to bed now. Have to get up early and go take Dad to one of his banks in Orlando. He needs to activate a policy. Since he can't hear very well, I have to go with.

@DennisCampbel16 @Debradelai
My father (retired Navy) was inurned there in 2012, mother the following year. Hers was private, but his a very moving ceremony, with flag-draped coffin, horse-drawn carriage, bugle call, and volley of shots (I forget how many).
It was a beautiful sunny morning in June, though we were bedraggled: the famous 'derecho' had just taken out all power abd A/C in NoVa, so we'd tried to sleep the night before in ~95°.
Only a 3 month wait then. Sorry to hear it's so slow now.

@DennisCampbel16 @Debradelai
An incredible honor and what a legacy for you and your family to share.
I know you are proud of her.

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