JUNEAU - Former Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens will be buried Tuesday at Arlington National Cemetery.
Stevens was one of five people killed in plane crash Aug. 9 in southwest Alaska. He was 86.
Four people survived the crash, including former NASA chief Sean O'Keefe. The group was on its way to a fishing trip.
Stevens was a World War II veteran and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. He was the longest-serving Republican in Senate history.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski doesn't plan to attend the service. Murkowski, who considered Stevens a mentor and spoke at his funeral, said Stevens' widow urged her to stay in Alaska and focus on her write-in campaign.
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