Senator Ted Stevens Alaska’s longest serving Senator will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery(ANC) On Tuesday Afternoon August 31st 2010.
The family announced the private Burial Friday before noon-in the press- August 27th 2010. An associated press statement went out at 8:08 AM.
Snippet From Fox News.
….Sen. Ted Stevens will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery near Washington, D.C., in a ceremony with relatives and friends.
In a statement Friday, the family said the decorated World War II pilot and president pro tempore of the Senate will be buried ….. with honors.
The 86-year-old Stevens was one of five people killed Aug. 9 in a plane crash while on a fishing trip near Dillingham in southwest Alaska.
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Some reports have the burial happening on September 28th, 2010. We shall await clarification.
No word on whether there will be video coverage live or not.
This date is consistent with the general 4-8 week wait for a veterans burial at Arlington National Cemetery
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