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President John Fitzgerald Kennedy was buried in Arlington National Cemetery on November 25, 1963. The site was designed by architect John Carl Warnecke, a long-time friend of President Kennedy's. The permanent John F. Kennedy Eternal Flame grave site was consecrated and opened to the public on March 15, 1967. www.arlingtonceme...
50 years ago today, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Texas. The nation mourns his loss, to this day.
American deaths from wars: WW1: 116,708, WW2: 416,800, Korean war: 36,516, Vietnam war: 58,209, Gulf war: 258, War on terror: 4977 military deaths, all other non-military deaths: 1303, total deaths: 6280, wounded: 41,936 - total deaths from all wars since the American revolutionary war beginning 1775: 1,343,812. This is why there is a Memorial Day. Please say a prayer for our military and their families.