From NBC's Courtney Kube
A U.S. defense official confirms that the late Ted Kennedy will be buried at Arlington Cemetery -- date and time still TBD.
The official expects he will be buried at the John F. Kennedy gravesite, but that is also still TBD.
Any sitting or former senator is eligible for burial at Arlington Cemetery, but Kennedy's military service alone does not qualify him for burial there since he did not retire from the Armed Forces. His military service alone only qualifies him to be cremated and inurned at the Columbarium at Arlington.
Kennedy served as a Private First Class in the Army, serving from June 25, 1951 to March 27, 1953. He was honorably discharged.