Vietnam Memorial The Texas State Cemetery honored all Texas veterans of the Vietnam War by unveiling a new monument on its grounds on April 19, 2008. The monument, the first honoring Vietnam veterans at the Cemetery, features grey and black granite and a bronze sculpture on top. The monument joins those dedicated to World War II veterans, Purple Heart recipients, Medal of Honor recipients and others. The monument honors all branches of service who served during the Vietnam era. Read more.
Grave site at Arlington of General James Harold "Jimmy" Doolittle, USAF. An American aviation pioneer. Doolittle served as an officer in the United States Army Air Forces during the Second World War. He earned the Medal of Honor for his valor and leadership as commander of the Doolittle Raid on Japan during the early months of the war while a lieutenant colonel.
General Alexander Archer Vandegrift, USMC (March 13, 1887 – May 8, 1973) was a General in the United States Marine Corps. He commanded the 1st Marine Division to victory in its first ground offensive of World War II, the Battle of Guadalcanal. For his actions during the Solomon Islands campaign, he received the Medal of Honor. Vandegrift later served as the 18th Commandant of the Marine Corps, and was the first U.S. Marine to hold the rank of four-star general while on active duty.