A personal color bearer from the U.S. Navy Honor Guard carryies the Secretary of State flag curing a joint full military honors funeral service for former U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld in Section 34 of Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, August 23, 2021.<br />
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Rumsfeld was Secretary of Defense for Presidents Gerald R. Ford and George W. Bush, as well as a three-term U.S. Congressman from Illinois (1963-1969), director of the Office of Economic Opportunity (1969-1970), U.S Representative to NATO (1973-1974) and the White House Chief of Staff under President Gerald Ford (1974-1975). He served in the U.S. Navy from 1954-1957 as a naval aviator and flight instructor. He transferred to the Naval Reserve in 1957 and then to the Individual Ready Reserve in 1975 when he became Secretary of Defense. Rumsfeld retired from the Naval Reserve with the rank of captain in 1989.<br />
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(U.S. Army photo by Elizabeth Fraser / Arlington National Cemetery / released)
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A personal color bearer from the U.S. Navy Honor Guard carryies the Secretary of State flag curing a joint full military honors funeral service for former U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld in Section 34 of Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, August 23, 2021.

Rumsfeld was Secretary of Defense for Presidents Gerald R. Ford and George W. Bush, as well as a three-term U.S. Congressman from Illinois (1963-1969), director of the Office of Economic Opportunity (1969-1970), U.S Representative to NATO (1973-1974) and the White House Chief of Staff under President Gerald Ford (1974-1975). He served in the U.S. Navy from 1954-1957 as a naval aviator and flight instructor. He transferred to the Naval Reserve in 1957 and then to the Individual Ready Reserve in 1975 when he became Secretary of Defense. Rumsfeld retired from the Naval Reserve with the rank of captain in 1989.

(U.S. Army photo by Elizabeth Fraser / Arlington National Cemetery / released)

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Date: 23 Aug 2021
Location: Arlington Virginia United States of America
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