2022 Memorial Day Service
74th Annual Arlington National Cemetery
Memorial Day Service
Arlington National Cemetery Columbarium
Sunday, May 29, 2022
10:00 am ET / 7:00 am PT
Linda Sato Adams
Co-President, Japanese American Citizens League, DC Chapter
President, Japanese American Veterans Association
Board Chair National Japanese American Memorial Foundation
Bridget Keaveney, Mineta Fellow & Alex Shinkawa, Inouye Fellow
Japanese American Citizens League, National
Thomas Kruhlak, 5th Grader
Spark M. Matsunaga Elementary School
Dr. James McNaughton
Author of Nisei Linguists: Japanese Americans in the Military Intelligence Service during World War II
Colonel Jimmie Kanaya, U.S. Army
Three War Veteran, WWII (442nd RCT), Vietnam and Korean
LTC Mark T. Nakagawa, USA (Ret)
Executive Council, Japanese American Veterans Association
The Japanese American Veterans Association
Japanese American Citizens League, DC Chapter
The National Japanese American Memorial Foundation
Japanese American Citizens League
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If you plan to attend the Memorial Day Service in person:
Please arrive by 9:30 at the ANC Visitors Center.
By METRO: Metro to Arlington National Cemetery, go through Visitor Center & to the Columbarium.
By CAR: Park at the Visitor Center Parking, Arlington National Cemetery (ANC)
Shuttle: A shuttle from the visitors center will run between 9:10 and 9:40 am. Please enter the visitors center and ask for shuttle location. Shuttle cars will have JAVA/JACL signs.
Walking: It is approximately 1/2 mile from the Visitors Center to the Columbarium.
NOTE: The Virginia State Police will close part of Washington Boulevard near the Pentagon. From 7:00 a.m. to approximately 4:00 p.m., Washington Boulevard (Route 27) will be closed from I-395 to the Memorial Bridge. There will also be no access to Arlington National Cemetery (ANC ) from Washington, DC via the Memorial Bridge. ANC will only be accessible from southbound George Washington Memorial Parkway. Please monitor local traffic reports for updates.