McCain to be laid to rest at U.S. Naval Academy

McCain to be laid to rest at U.S. Naval Academy

Tucson News Now - On Sunday, Sept. 2, at approximately 2p.m. ET, a private memorial service will be held in the U.S. Naval Academy Chapel in Annapolis, Maryland for Senator John McCain.

In attendance will be the McCain family, close friends, Naval and military leaders, the U.S. Naval Academy Class of 1958, and the Brigade of Midshipmen.

At 1:30p.m. ET, Senator McCain's motorcade will arrive at the U.S. Naval Academy. He will be received with ceremony and Navy Casket Bearers will carry him into the U.S. Naval Academy Chapel to be placed on a bier. The private ceremony honoring the Arizona Senator will begin at 2p.m. ET.

Following the service, a private burial ceremony will take place at the U.S. Naval Academy Cemetery. Senator McCain will be laid to rest next to his Naval Academy classmate and lifelong friend, Admiral Chuck Larson.

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