The Arlington Ladies

Schneider, Richard H.
November 2006
Guideposts;Nov2006, Vol. 61 Issue 9, p41
The article focuses on the Arlington Ladies composed of volunteer women who comfort survivors of U.S. soldiers who died and embody the commitment of the military to never abandon its dead when there are no survivors. It is said that the Arlington Ladies began attending funerals after Gladys Vandenberg, wife of chief of staff for the U.S. Air Force, noticed airmen being buried without any mourners.


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