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Construction is nearing completion on the 62,820-square-foot Columbarium Court 9 here. The new $12.9-million-dollar facility will add 20,292 niche spaces and extend the availability of first inurnment to 2024. (U.S. Army photo/Patrick Bloodgood)



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This work, Nearly complete [Image 2 of 3], by Patrick Bloodgood, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:02.21.2013

Date Posted:04.04.2013 11:04

Photo ID:900517

VIRIN:130222-A-OI229-013

Resolution:5184x3456

Size:2.75 MB

Location:ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, VA, USGlobe

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  • Guests and officials from the military and Arlington National Cemetery gather before the dedication ceremony of Columbarium Court No. 9 at the cemetery May 9, 2013. Officials marked the dedication of the columbarium with a joint, full-honors committal service for six unclaimed remains of veterans from all branches of military. The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, oversaw the columbarium’s construction. (U.S. Army photo by Kerry Solan/Released)
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  • A U.S. Marine Corps honor guard member places the remains of Pfc. Albert Edwin Klatt, a World War II veteran, in a niche at Arlington National Cemetery’s new Columbarium Court No. 9 May 9, 2013. The cemetery dedicated the new columbarium court by conducting a joint full honors committal service for six unclaimed remains of veterans from all branches of the armed forces. The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, oversaw the construction of the columbarium, which is more than twice the size of the next-largest columbarium at Arlington. (U.S. Army photo by Kerry Solan/Released)

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