Arlington National Cemetery

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Arlington National Cemetery

I had an unconventional New Years this year. I had the opportunity to shoot in Washington D.C. during the week leading up to New Year’s eve, and found myself free to explore on my own terms on the day of New Years Eve. I hadn’t yet seen the Arlington National Cemetery, and the morning was shaping up to be a breathtaking scene. Thanks to all the moving pieces along this trip lining up perfectly, I spent the last day of 2013 paying my respects to the Heroes of my country, and remembering the sacrifice of all of my friends and family who have or are currently serving. It was a truly beautiful way to end the year.

Uniformed Service Women's Memorial

Uniformed Service Women’s Memorial

Arlington National Cemetery

Wreaths are placed at the foot of each grave in Arlington National Cemetery.

Colonel Stuart Allen; pilot of the Apollo 14 Command Module

Mary Randolph; the granddaughter of Pocahontas and the first recorded person to be buried at Arlington National Cemetery.

Pearl Harbor Memorial

These trees are dedicated to the men and women serving their country on the island of Oahu, territory of Hawaii on December 7th, 1941

Arlington Memorial Amphitheater

Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Until every soldier is returned home

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier