Days of Events Honoring Former President George HW Bush

Days of Events Honoring Former President George HW Bush

Days of Events Honoring Former President George HW Bush

The locomotive has been painted the colors of the Air Force One plane used during Bush's presidency and bears the number "4141" in honor of the 41st president.

Bush, who died late Friday at his Houston home at age 94, is to be honored with a state funeral at National Cathedral in the nation's capital on Wednesday, followed by burial Thursday on the grounds of his presidential library in Texas.

On Sunday, Bush's spokesman Jim McGrath tweeted that the flights will be dubbed 'Special Air Mission 41'.

This weekend marked the passing of former President George H.W. Bush, who died Friday at the age of 94.

The Supreme Court is delaying arguments by a day while a national day of mourning is held for former President George H.W. Bush. His body will be transported by motorcade to St. Martin's Episcopal Church, where he and his wife regularly worshipped.

The White House announced on Saturday that Trump and first lady Melania Trump will attend Wednesday's service at the National Cathedral.

Former President George W. Bush, his son, will deliver a eulogy at the funeral Wednesday, as will former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, former Senator Alan Simpson and presidential historian Jon Meacham. Mulroney was prime minister from 1984 to 1993; Bush was president from 1989 to 1993. In memory of the former U.S. President and lifelong tennis fan, the story he wrote about his own life-his tennis life-is below.

The train is scheduled to arrive in College Station on Thursday around 3:45 p.m. CST.

A photo of George H.W. Bush's service dog looking sad as it lay on the floor in front of his flag draped coffin has gone viral. Barbara Bush died on April 17 at their Houston home.

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