Arlington National Cemetery

Claire McCaskill
2:24 pm
Fri November 4, 2011

McCaskill meets with Arlington Cemetery officials

Senator Claire McCaskill, D-Mo.
(UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

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's nearly 260,000 markers.

The cemetery briefed Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., Friday on its ongoing reform efforts following revelations last year of more than 200 misidentified gravesites.

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Claire McCaskill
1:03 pm
Wed November 2, 2011

McCaskill to visit Arlington Friday

Senator Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., will visit Arlington National Cemetery on Friday to assess changes made since the revelation that thousands of graves were mislabeled or unmarked.
UPI/Bill Greenblatt

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.

McCaskill cosponsored a law that requires congressional oversight of the burial grounds.

The Democrat  says major changes have been made including the way the cemetery tracks various burial ground locations.

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Arlington oversight
1:34 pm
Thu March 31, 2011

McCaskill wants Arlington update after new revelations of burial mistakes

Sen .Claire McCaskill (D-MO) wants the Army to provide information about what it's doing to correct burial mistakes at Arlington National Cemetery.
(via Flickr/Rob Crawley)

A new report in TIME Magazine has spurred Sen. Claire McCaskill to demand an early accounting of the Army's efforts to clean up problems at Arlington National Cemetery.

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Arlington National Cemetery
2:22 pm
Thu December 16, 2010

McCaskill's Arlington oversight bill goes to President Obama

Arlington National Cemetery
(Flickr Creative Commons user Tony the Misfit)

Nine days ago, Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill wrote the Republican and Democratic leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives and asked them to add one more bill to an already hectic schedule.

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Arlington Cemetery
5:03 pm
Fri December 3, 2010

McCaskill wants Sat. vote on Arlington legislation

Graves at Arlington National Cemetery
Flickr Creative Commons user Tony the Misfit

Missouri Democrat Claire McCaskill says the Sente needs to vote - and soon - on her measure that would increase oversight at Arlington National Cemetery.

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