Arlington National Cemetery http://news.stlpublicradio.org en McCaskill meets with Arlington Cemetery officials http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mccaskill-meets-arlington-cemetery-officials <p>Officials at Arlington National Cemetery say they have so far found no further evidence of misplaced gravesites as they continue to individually check each of the cemetery&#39;s nearly 260,000 markers.</p><p>The cemetery briefed Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., Friday on its ongoing reform efforts following <a href="http://www.stripes.com/news/army-problems-found-with-more-than-200-graves-at-arlington-1.106708">revelations last year of more than 200 misidentified gravesites</a>.</p> Fri, 04 Nov 2011 19:24:47 +0000 The Associated Press 2409 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org McCaskill meets with Arlington Cemetery officials McCaskill to visit Arlington Friday http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mccaskill-visit-arlington-friday <p>Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill will visit Arlington National Cemetery on Friday to assess changes made there following the revelation that thousands of graves were mislabeled or unmarked.</p><p>McCaskill cosponsored a law that requires congressional oversight of the burial grounds.</p><p>The Democrat &nbsp;says major changes have been made including the way the cemetery tracks various burial ground locations.</p> Wed, 02 Nov 2011 18:03:26 +0000 Julie Bierach 2389 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org McCaskill to visit Arlington Friday McCaskill wants Arlington update after new revelations of burial mistakes http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mccaskill-wants-arlington-update-after-new-revelations-burial-mistakes <p>A <a href="http://articles.cnn.com/2010-12-03/us/arlington.cemetery.probe_1_urns-arlington-national-cemetery-dna-testing?_s=PM:US">new report in TIME Magazine </a>has spurred Sen. Claire McCaskill to demand an early accounting of the Army&#39;s efforts to clean up <a href="http://www.salon.com/news/feature/2009/07/16/arlington_national_cemetery">problems at Arlington National Cemetery</a>.</p><p> Thu, 31 Mar 2011 18:34:59 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 846 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org McCaskill wants Arlington update after new revelations of burial mistakes McCaskill's Arlington oversight bill goes to President Obama http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mccaskills-arlington-oversight-bill-goes-president-obama <p>Bill requires reports on how the Army is doing at improving oversight at the nation's second-largest national cemetery.</p> Thu, 16 Dec 2010 20:22:11 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 137 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org McCaskill's Arlington oversight bill goes to President Obama McCaskill wants Sat. vote on Arlington legislation http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mccaskill-wants-sat-vote-arlington-legislation <p>Call for action on better oversight of graves comes as Army starts criminal investigation into the discovery of eight urns in one grave</p> Fri, 03 Dec 2010 23:03:09 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 65 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org McCaskill wants Sat. vote on Arlington legislation