• VA National Cemeteries hold National Day of Service on September 9

    VA National Cemeteries and Carry the Load will hold a National Day of Service on Sep. 9 marking the 21st anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

  • Veterans Legacy Memorial – It’s Personal

    The re-launch of the Veterans Legacy Memorial before Memorial Day weekend saw more than 4,000 tributes, images, biographies, milestones, and documents posted to Veterans' pages.

  • Veterans Legacy Memorial preserves Veterans’ legacies to honor their service and sacrifice

    The Veterans Legacy Memorial, our nation’s first digital platform dedicated entirely to more than 3.7 million Veterans interred in VA’s national cemeteries, provides a memorial page dedicated to preserving their legacy.

  • Preserving the legacy of Veterans buried in unmarked graves

    Preserving the legacy of Veterans who lay in unmarked gravesites happens all across the country. In fact, anyone can request a burial headstone or marker if the service of the Veteran ended prior to April 6, 1917.

  • Create an online memorial for a loved one on the Veterans Legacy Memorial Website

    The Veterans Legacy Memorial website is the nation’s first digital platform dedicated entirely to the memory of the 3.7 million Veterans interred in VA national cemeteries.

  • They Served: The ‘Hello Girls’ of WWI and their sixty-year battle for recognition

    The Hello Girls were female telephone operators during WWI. This is their 60-year battle for federal recognition of their wartime contribution.

  • WWII75: A tragedy of two B-17s over Berlin

    John Clark, Robert James, Willard Johnson, Paul Young.  These are […]

  • Cemetery Monuments Embody Service, Sacrifice

    There are more than 1,330 monuments in NCA cemeteries. They take many shapes and sizes to honor the service and sacrifice of servicemen and women

  • May is for Memorial Day … and Mowing

    May is the busiest month for NCA as it mows, trims, waters, and fertilize thousands of acres of grass to ready its 136 cemeteries for Memorial Day events.

  • Resuscitating Dayton National Cemetery’s ‘Tunnel of Death’

    The team responsible for studying the historic tunnel presented its findings and alternatives to DNCSC and NCA as the first step toward rehabilitation.

  • Erastus Milo Cravath – Preacher, Educator, Veteran

    Erastus Cravath was such a man.  Born in 1833 in Homer, New York, to White parents who were ardent abolitionists, Cravath grew up helping escaping slaves.

  • 97 years ago: New government headstone for World War Veterans

    On April 26, 1922, a board of officers adopted a new headstone design for all graves except for those of the Civil War and Spanish-American War.

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