Joint effort supports dignified transfer of U.S. senator
By 2nd Lt. Jessica Cicchetto, Air Force District of Washington
/ Published August 30, 2018
Joint Base Andrews, Md. --
The flag-draped casket of Sen. John McCain arrives at Joint Base Andrews, Md., Aug. 30, 2018. U.S. Department of Defense DoD personnel are honoring the former senator, and retired U.S.Navy Captain, by providing ceremonial support to his congressional funeral events. The highest honor the military and the public can give to a senator is a congressional funeral. The men and women of the Department of Defense are proud to be a part of this historical event.