Coverage Of Vietnam Unknown Exhumation
May 14, 1998
The Tomb of the Unknowns is covered before exhumation of the Vietnam Unknown begins. This was done in order to ensure privacy during the process. May 13, 1998.
Following the exhumation process, the casket containing the remains of the Vietnam Unknown sits on the plaza of the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery. Following a ceremony, the remains were removed to a military laboratory where attempts will be made to identify them. May 14, 1998.
The Vietnam Unknown, removed from his crypt, awaits the exhumation ceremony and then removal to a military laboratory for testing. May 14, 1998.
A member of the Third United States Infantry ("The Old Guard") patrols the area where the Vietnam Unknown awaits removal for DNA testing. May 14, 1998
A Joint-Service Honor
Guard Escorts The Vietnam Unknown From Arlington National Cemetery