Amidst a sunny day in Washington, D.C. Col. Edwin P. Ramsey, 26th Cavalry, PS was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery at 11:00 AM on June 28, 2013. The impressive and emotional military burial consisted of a platoon of soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Dvision, a marching band, the caisson and the riderless horse and the firing party and taps.
The Memorial Program “A Celebration of Ed Ramsey’s Life" followed at the Sheraton Pentagon City with nineteen remembrance speakers. During the showing of the video of LTC Ramsey Last Cavalry Charge in Morong, Bataan; there was a thunderstorm which added to the setting. The day ended with a rainbow which Col. Ramsey and his wife, Dr. Raquel Ramsey would see at the Hale Koa Hotel in Hawaii during their wedding anniversaries. Dr. Ramsey says, “It was the most poignant and memorable day of my life and I know that Ed will forever be with me.”