CFA 19/MAR/15-d


Arlington, VA
United States

U.S. Department of the Army
Arlington National Cemetery
Ossuary - Tomb of Remembrance
Review Type
Previous Review


Project approved by delegation. See letter dated 20 February 2015. Final design conforms with the previous recommendations of the Commission.


Dear Mr. Lechner:

The staff of the Commission of Fine Arts has reviewed the final submission for the design of the Tomb of Remembrance, an ossuary for interring unidentified cremated partial remains of United States armed services members, to be located in Section 70 of Arlington National Cemetery. The final design conforms with the previous recommendations of the Commission and the staff has no objections to the design as shown in the submitted documents.

With the authority delegated by the Commission at its meeting of 18 September 2014, we approve the final plans for the project, as documented in the drawings and materials received and dated 10 February 2015. If there are any additional changes please contact the staff to determine if additional review will be required. As always, the staff is available to assist you with future submissions.


/s/Thomas E. Luebke, FAIA

Jack E. Lechner, Jr., Superintendent
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington, VA 22211-5003

cc: COL Douglas B. Guttormsen, Arlington National Cemetery
Thomas G. Tingle, Guernsey Tingle Architects