At the Association of the United States Army convention in Washington DC, Arlington National Cemetery unveiled to the public a smartphone and web app allowing access to the extensive electronic records of those buried there.
The app allows anyone to search records based on personal information, and search results display full name, date of birth and death, as well as photographs of the front and back of the headstone. Also available for viewing through the app are monuments and memorials dedicated to specific military units, as well as a list of well-known service members that are buried in Arlington.
While already feature-rich the application is set to be upgraded in the future with such information as upcoming events,locations of shuttle stops, self-guided tour information, and restroom and water fountain location.
The app is free for all platforms.