In the Loop: memorial

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 07/11/2013

Trash still piling up at Iwo Jima Memorial

New Park Service program to force park visitors to take trash with them is off to a slow start.

By Al Kamen  |  08:00 AM ET, 07/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Trash, National Park Service, Iwo Jima Memorial, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 06/20/2013

Talkin’ trash with the National Park Service

Local park visitors slow to warm to a program where they take their trash with them when the leave.

By Al Kamen  |  02:27 PM ET, 06/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National Park Service, Iwo Jima Memorial, trash, Trash Free Parks, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 05/22/2012

9/11 Memorial still short of funds

The Shanksville, Pa., memorial to those on Flight 93 whose bravery saved the Capitol on 9/11 is still looking to raise $8 million from private donors.

By Al Kamen  |  01:21 PM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World Trade Center, memorial, 9/11, Pentagon, Shanksville, Flight 93, funding, fundraiser, Clinton, Bush, Boehner, Newseum, National Park Foundation, National Park Service, contributions, Congress, Capitol, Alamo, Thermopylae, Al Qaeda, Capitol visitors center, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 06:34 PM ET, 05/10/2012

Memorial Bridge? Where’s that?

If you “see something, say something.” But be precise.

By Al Kamen  |  06:34 PM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arlington Memorial Bridge, Memorial Bridge, 14th St. Bridge, Arland Williams Jr. Memorial Bridge, Air Florida, D.C. Office of Unified Communications, Al Kamen, In the Loop, Emily Heil