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Grave of a Famous PersonGeorge and Martha Washington

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George and Martha Washington along with twenty other family members were moved to the new vault in 1831.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member climbstuff

location: Virginia

date approved: 10/8/2006

last visited: 6/27/2013

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Grave of a Famous PersonGeorge Mason

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Grave of a famous American

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member robert

location: Virginia

date approved: 1/29/2007

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonWernher von Braun

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The final resting place of one of history's more controversial pioneers. Without him we wouldn't be doing this...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member StarryEyeGuy

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/19/2006

last visited: 11/25/2009

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Grave of a Famous PersonFrank George Fahrion - Arlington VA

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Admiral U.S. Navy. He was commanding officer of the battleship USS North Carolina (BB-55) from 6 October 1944 to 26 January 1945. During that time they covered Fleet raids ranging from the Philippines to Iwo Jima and Okinawa.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/12/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonThomas Charles Hart - Arlington VA

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United States Naval Admiral, US Senator. He was promoted full Admiral in 1939, commander of the Asiatic Fleet and was the Allied Naval Commander of the American-British-Dutch-Australian Forces, during World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/13/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonRussell Randolph Waesche - Arlington VA

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United States Coast Guard Admiral. In 1936, Waesche was appointed the 5th Commandant of the United States Coast Guard, a post he would hold until his retirement in Jan. 1946. Admiral Waesche was the longest serving Commandant in Coast Guard history.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/2/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonRobert Edwin Peary - Arlington VA

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Explorer, United States Naval Officer, Rear Admiral. He led the first expeditions to reach the geographic North Pole of Earth, reaching it in his final expedition in 1909.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/6/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonMatthew Alexander Henson - Arlington VA

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Explorer. He accompanied Commander Peary on all expeditions to the Arctic for 18 years, culminating when they reached the North Pole April 6, 1909.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonChester R. Bender - Arlington VA

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Admiral U.S. Coast Guard. 14th Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard 1970-1974. Superintendent of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy 1965-1967.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/7/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonArthur Schuyler Carpender - Arlington VA

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US Navy Admiral. His military career spanned World Wars I and II and he was Commander of the Allied Naval Forces in the Southwest Pacific Area during World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/8/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJoseph Randall Holzapple - Arlington VA

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US Air Force General. He served as the Commander-in-Chief of US Air Forces in Europe from 1969 to 1971.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/14/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonIra Hayes - Arlington VA

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Corporal USMC World War II-Participant in the famous flag raising on Iwo Jima, Japan in February 23 1945.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonHenry Harley “Hap” Arnold - Arlington VA

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General of the Air Force. One of only 9 officers to be awarded a five star general during World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/2/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJoseph Francis Farley - Arlington VA

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United States Coast Guard Admiral. In January 1946, he was promoted to the rank of full Admiral and appointed the 6th Commandant of the United States Coast Guard, serving until December 1949.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/12/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonHugh Rodman - Arlington VA

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Admiral Hugh Rodman was an officer in the United States Navy who served during the Spanish–American War and World War I, later serving as the Commander-in-Chief, U.S. Pacific Fleet from 1919 to 1921.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/28/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Joseph “Black Jack” Pershing - Arlington VA

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United States General of the Armies. He served as the commander of the American Expeditionary Forces on the Western Front during World War I 1917-1918.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/2/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonOrval Ray Cook - Arlington VA

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US Air Force General. He served as the Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the US European Command, headquartered at Paris, France, from May 1954 until June 1956. He retired on June 1, 1956 with 34 years of continuous active military service.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/8/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJohn Daniel Lavelle - Arlington VA

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United States Air Force General. His military career ended under a cloud in April 1972, when he was removed from command after allegations he ordered unauthorized bombing missions into North Vietnam

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/18/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonLeonard Fielding Chapman, Jr - Arlington VA

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United States Marine Corps General. He served as the 24th Commandant of the United States Marine Corps. He retired as Commandant of the US Marine Corps with 37 years of continuous military service.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/8/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonHerbert Gladstone Hopwood - Arlington VA

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He was a four-star admiral in the United States Navy who served as commander in chief of the United States Pacific Fleet from 1958 to 1960.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/14/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonRobert Lee Dennison - Arlington VA

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United States Navy Admiral. He served as a Naval aide to President Harry Truman from 1948 to 1953, and was Commander in Chief of the United States Atlantic Fleet and United States Atlantic Command from 1960 to 1963. In that capacity he was responsible for the naval blockade of Cuba during the Cuban Missile Crisis.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/11/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonThomas Etholen Selfridge - Arlington VA

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Early Army Air Force flyer. Inscription on his grave marker: Killed in the service of the United States in an aerodrome accident September 17, 1908, age 26.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/28/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonJames Otto Richardson - Arlington VA

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United States Navy Admiral; Commander in Chief of the United States Pacific Fleet, 1940-1941.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/27/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonGeorge A Doersch - Arlington VA

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Colonel U.S. Air Force. He was a leading Ace. By July 1944 he had flown 78 missions before returning to the Zone of the Interior. On his second tour by February 1945 he had flown 147 combat missions earning 10.5 aerial victories

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/11/2020

last visited: never

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Grave of a Famous PersonMeans Fernandis Johnston, Jr - Arlington VA

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Admiral U.S. Navy-During World War II Commanded a Naval Base in Rhode Island and Captain of a Destroyer. Commander in Chief, Allied Forces Southern Europe (NATO) 1973 to 1975.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/22/2020

last visited: never

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