Family gathers for private send-off of astronaut John Glenn

WASHINGTON  — Family and invited guests are gathering at Arlington National Cemetery to say their final goodbyes to astronaut and Sen. John Glenn.

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In Glenn's honor, flags of federal entities and institutions will fly at half-staff.

A private chapel service was followed by the procession to the graveside by caisson, a flyover, a graveside service and taps.

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