Monday, March 07, 2011

For first time in decades, Arlington National Cemetery must bury multiple 'unknowns'

 By Christian Davenport
Washington Post Staff Writer

Monday, March 7, 2011; 12:43 AM

When the remains of a Vietnam War soldier buried in the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery were identified in 1998 using DNA, Pentagon officials proudly said that the days of interring service members as "Unknown" could well be over.

But now, for the first time in decades, the cemetery has multiple "unknowns" to bury - and it has itself to blame.

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