The following media alert is issued by the U.S. Army Military District of Washington.
WHO & WHAT:
Jim Schwartz, chief of the Arlington County Fire Department, and Maj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, commanding general, Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington, will lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
Wednesday, August 20 at 9 a.m.
Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetery
Media interested in covering this ceremony must register by 4 p.m., Tuesday, August 19, to be placed on the credentialed list; send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information: your full name, media organization, contact phone number, email address, and vehicle info (tags, year, make, and model).
Media must arrive at Memorial Avenue no later than 8:15 a.m. Upon arrival to Arlington National Cemetery, members of the press are requested to provide name and media organization to the security guard at the main gate on Memorial Avenue. Media will be directed to a staging location. A public affairs representative will escort media into and out of the cemetery.
Media must provide their own transportation.