A Democratic senator is claiming there may been as many as 6,600 grave errors at Arlington National Cemetery. This a sad story for the United States of America.
As government investigation of the ANC cemetery continues there is less tolerance for excuses.
Under hostile questioning from senators, two former top officials of Arlington National Cemetery acknowledged Thursday that they had been aware of problems for years with unmarked and mismarked graves and mishandled remains.
Former superintendent John C. Metzler said he accepted “responsibility for all my actions and for all of my team’s actions.”
Metzler and former assistant superintendent Thurman Higginbotham, who answered some questions but took the Fifth Amendment on most, had been subpoenaed to appear at the hearing before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Operations subcommittee.
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