Last additions - President John F Kennedy's Visit 1963
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Presentation to Cadets by their hosts at Fort Meyer, Arlington1014 viewsOfficer Commanding 3rd Infantry (The Old Guard) Fort Meyer presented the Cadets with a mounted and framed photograph. (image courtesy of Col Nott)Nov 20, 2013
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Cadets outside their quarters at Fort Meyer867 views(Image courtesy of Col Nott)Nov 20, 2013
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Cadets at Dublin Airport989 views"The Cadets then marched at the slope to deposit their rifles in the aircraft." Military Archives T/220 'Diary of Participation by Cadets'. (Image courtesy of Cadet School and Cpl P. Fogarty retd.)Nov 20, 2013
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Cadets at graveside996 views"And then as the noise of their engine [75 jet fighters] faded away, sharp commands in Gaelic ringing over the sunlit slopes of Arlington announced to the world that Ireland was paying her final tribute to President John F. Kennedy." Military Archives T/220 'Diary of Participation by Cadets' (Image courtesy of Cadet School and Cpl P. Fogarty retd.)Nov 20, 2013
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Cadets at graveside1011 viewsCadets salute with arms as American service personnel convey President Kennedy's remains to the graveside (Image courtesy of the Cadet School and Cpl P Fogarty retd.)Nov 20, 2013
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Cadets standing at the foot of Kennedy's grave, Arlington National Cemetery1094 viewsA rehearsal was held at Arlington at 0800 hrs on the day of the funeral. When Lt Col Mattimoe asked what the Cadets were requested to do he was told "We want you to take up position at the foot of the grave and just do what you did at Arbour Hill." (Image courtesy of Cadet School and Cpl P. Fogarty retd.)Nov 20, 2013
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Rehearsal1566 viewsPhotograph taken by battalion photographer, 1st Battalion 3rd Infantry (Old Guard), US Army on the day of Kennedy's funeral. (Image courtesy of Col Nott)Nov 20, 2013
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Cadets from 37th Class en route to Arlington1096 views(Courtesy of the Cadet School and Cpl P Fogarty retd.)Nov 20, 2013
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36th Cadet Class and Military Instructor735 views36th Cadet Class and Military Instructors, 1961 – 1963 (Courtesy of DFTC)Jun 21, 2013
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President John F. Kennedy Arbour Hill827 viewsPresident John F. Kennedy studies the Arbour Hill 1916 Memorial, alongside students of the 36th Cadet Class and Commandant P. Daly, Taoiseach Mr. Sean Lemass, Commandant J. O’Brien (A.D.C. to the Taoiseach), Colonel M. Hefferon (A.D.C. to President Kennedy) and the Chief of Staff Lt. General S. McKeown, (Courtesy of the Irish Times).Jun 21, 2013
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An tUachtarán Eamon DeValera and President John F. Kennedy Dublin Airport713 viewsPresident John F. Kennedy, accompanied by An tUachtarán, Eamon DeValera acknowledges the assembled crowds gathered at Dublin Airport, following the welcome reception on the tarmac of Dublin Airport, (Courtesy of the Irish Times).Jun 21, 2013
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An tUachtarán, Eamon DeValera and President John F. Kennedy732 viewsAn tUachtarán, Eamon DeValera, formally welcomes President John F. Kennedy “A Uachtaráin Uasail. In aimn mhuintir na h-Eireann uile agus thar a gceann cuirim céad míle fáilte romhat […]”, Dublin Airport (Courtesy of the Irish Times).Jun 21, 2013
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President John F. Kennedy Dublin Airport674 viewsPresident John F. Kennedy, accompanied by Captain Byrne and Colonel M. Hefferon (A.D.C. to President Kennedy) during his inspection of the Guard of Honour drawn from the Eastern Command, Dublin Airport (Courtesy of the Irish Times).Jun 21, 2013
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President John F. Kennedy Dublin Airport711 viewsPresident John F. Kennedy, accompanied by Captain Byrne and Colonel M. Hefferon (A.D.C. to President Kennedy) concluding inspection of the Guard of Honour drawn from the Eastern Command, Dublin Airport (Courtesy of the Irish Times).Jun 21, 2013
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President John F. Kennedy New Ross744 viewsPresident John F. Kennedy, enjoying light refreshments with the people of New Ross. (Courtesy of the Irish Times). Jun 21, 2013
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President John F. Kennedy Arbour Hill1470 viewsThe Last Post is sounded at the 1916 Memorial, Arbour Hill. The Cadet Guard of honour from the Military College, under Lieutenant Frank Colclough present arms. The Presidential party featured are Commandant P. Daly, Taoiseach Mr. Sean Lemass, Commandant J. O’Brien (A.D.C. to the Taoiseach), President John F. Kennedy, Colonel M. Hefferon (A.D.C. to President Kennedy) and the Chief of Staff Lt. General S. McKeown, (Courtesy of Brigadier General Colclough).Jun 21, 2013
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President John F. Kennedy Green Park, Limerick771 viewsPresident John F. Kennedy entertains the crowds gathered at Green Park Race Course, Limerick as he receives the Freedom of the City. Copy image held in the Private Collection of Lt. General S. McKeown. Jun 21, 2013
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President John F. Kennedy Dublin Airport742 viewsPresident Kennedy accompanied by Captain Byrne and Colonel M. Hefferon, accredited A.D.C, during his inspection of the Guard of Honour drawn from the Eastern Command, Dublin Airport. Copy image held in the Private Collection of Lt Gen Sean McKeown.Jun 21, 2013
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