• Veterans can help survivors plan ahead

    There are certain steps and helpful tools Veterans can take to plan ahead and help their survivors navigate VA when the inevitable comes.

  • VA national cemeteries adjusts operations in response to COVID-19

    All VA national cemeteries are open and will continue to provide interments for Veterans and eligible individuals. However, effective March 23 — as part of the agency’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) — committal services and the rendering of military funeral honors will discontinue until further notice.

  • 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

  • Ice and cold didn’t stop these volunteers from honoring Veterans

    An estimated 250 community members came to the Alexandria National Cemetery on Dec. 17 to participate in the laying of more than 2,700 donated wreaths at the graves of Veterans.

  • VA welcomes 13 new cemetery directors via its internship program

    The NCA Cemetery Director Intern Program offers individuals interested in becoming a cemetery director the opportunity to gain the foundational skills needed to start those individuals on their career path.

  • 22 new military markers recognize Civil War soldiers in Illinois cemetery

    The forgotten graves of 22 Civil War Veterans received military headstones at a cemetery in Oswego, Illinois

  • A long overdue recognition: Commemoration honors Vietnam Veterans this March 29

    As we approach March 29 and this Vietnam Veterans Day, take the time to remember those who honorably served.

  • ICYMI: #ExploreVA memorial benefits Facebook chat

    On March 2, VA partnered with Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) to answer questions on Facebook about these memorial benefits.

  • VA National Cemeteries: Honoring Veterans, caring for families in their time of need

    VA is dedicated to ensuring our nation’s Veterans and eligible […]

  • New Regulations Automate Burial Payments for Veterans’ Survivors

    An estimated 62,000 Surviving Spouses Benefit from Regulation Changes New […]

  • Alexandria – not Arlington – was first national cemetery

    The first cemetery for federal soldiers and the first burial […]

  • National cemetery lays 15 Veterans to rest

    With the help of the Missing in America Project, the […]

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