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    The Defense Access Road and Southern Expansion Groundbreaking Ceremony [Image 1 of 19]

    The Defense Access Road and Southern Expansion Groundbreaking Ceremony

    ARLINGTON, VA, UNITED STATES

    09.14.2021

    Photo by Elizabeth Fraser  

    Arlington National Cemetery

    Monique R. Evans, P.E., SES, director, Eastern Federal Lands Highway Division speaks during the Defense Access Road and Southern Expansion Groundbreaking Ceremony is conducted near the Air Force Memorial in Arlington, Virginia, September 13, 2021. The event was hosted by Karen Durham-Aguilera, executive director, Army National Military Cemeteries.

    This groundbreaking marked the start of two combined projects that support the expansion of Arlington National Cemetery by realigning the roads near the site of the Old Navy Annex, relocating the ANC Service Complex, and integrating pedestrian access to the United States Air Force Memorial. The expansion will add roughly 50 acres to the cemetery as well as 80,000 new burial spaces. Durham-Aguilera spoke alongside Evans; Karen J. Baker SES, Regional Programs Director, North Atlantic Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; and Maj. Gen. Joel D. Jackson, Commander of the Air Force District of Washington.

    (U.S. Army photos by Elizabeth Fraser / Arlington National Cemetery)

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    Date Taken: 09.14.2021
    Date Posted: 09.14.2021 17:22
    Photo ID: 6835671
    VIRIN: 210914-A-IW468-981
    Resolution: 5295x3530
    Size: 6.13 MB
    Location: ARLINGTON, VA, US 

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    Downloads: 3

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