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A bugler from the U.S. Army Band, "Pershing's Own," plays Taps as part of modified military funeral honors for U.S. Army Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Robert M. Belch in Section 68 of Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, April 14, 2020. Given current health protection guidance from the Secretary of Defense, Old Guard Soldiers wear face coverings to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 while executing the Memorial Affairs mission. (Elizabeth Fraser/U.S. Army)

17 May 2020 Military.com | By Richard Sisk

Arlington National Cemetery will remain closed to the general public through the Memorial Day weekend with restricted access allowed only to family pass holders, officials said Friday. The family members of those interred at the cemetery will be limited to grave

site visitations and touring of other sites will not be allowed, according to a news release.

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