Here’s What You Need To Know: John McCain’s Funeral Schedule

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Ward tweeted, literally less than 48 hours after Senator McCain passed away from brain cancer.

He will lie in state Wednesday for a private formal ceremony and a public viewing.

Arizona Cardinals Pro Bowl wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald will be one of six speakers and one of three athletes participating in Senator John McCain's memorial service in Phoenix on Thursday, according to reports. Wednesday would have been his 82nd birthday.

Military personal carry the casket of Senator John McCain into the Capitol rotunda for a memorial service.

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The late senator will lie in state at the United States Capitol on Friday.

From there, McCain will depart Arizona for the last time from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. Jon Kyl who both gave heartfelt remarks.

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs clinic in Elizabeth City failed to fly its American flag at half-staff on Tuesday, despite a White House proclamation that the flag be lowered until Sunday as a gesture of respect to military veteran and U.S. Sen. McCain was remembered fondly by his fellow politicians, with Kyl saying that McCain "believed in America", and that, "He believed in its people, its values and its institutions". We can be proud, he was our Senator.

Joe Freedman, pictured at left in a decades-old photo with John McCain, said that McCain was "completely down to earth".

"His talk of country first wasn't simply a slogan on a yard sign", Ducey said.

After McCain's death, Ward tweeted: "We are saddened to hear of the passing of @SenJohnMcCain".

Others, like Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, said Schumer didn't discuss the idea with other senators before making the announcement.

"This man was trusted and he was tested, quality in increasingly short supply", said Ducey.

The governor called McCain Arizona's "favorite adopted son".

"I pray that God comforts Cindy and the entire McCain family. I'm sure the Senate will find a way to honor him, but I think the way he'd want to be honored is just as a person who did his best". "There was no caste system in John McCain's life", he said.

On Tuesday, the South Carolina Republican said he would carry on McCain's legacy by lobbying President Donald Trump to keep USA troops in Afghanistan, apparently in perpetuity, according to The Washington Examiner. "Gathered in this spot, we are especially grateful that John made Arizona his home".

McCain's lifelong friend and former Congressman Jim Kolbe placed a wreath by his side before Sen. "We are grateful for his life and for his sacrifice".

The final words of the ceremony were read by Father Reese.

Hatch says: "We definitely have lost a strong advocate, so we'll need someone who is going to step up to the plate".

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