Chilean Defense Minster Honors America's Fallen Heroes
April 18, 2014
ARLINGTON, Va. (April 16, 2014) -- Jorge Burgos, Minister of National Defense, Republic of Chile, paid his respects to America's fallen during an Armed Forces Full Honors Wreath Laying ceremony with Maj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region/U.S. Army Military District of Washington commanding general, ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery.
Burgos was in the National Capital Region to meet with Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and leaders from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to discuss disaster relief and response issues in the wake of the two devastating earthquakes in Chile earlier this month.
Following the wreath laying ceremony Burgos visited a couple of different grave sites in Arlington National Cemetery.