• #VeteranOfTheDay Marine Corps Veteran Arthur J. Hubbard Sr.

    Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Marine Corps Veteran Arthur J. Hubbard Sr., who served as a leader of the Navajo Code Talkers in World War II.

  • VA modernizing networks to support NCA cemeteries, sites, services to Veteran families

    NCA's new fiber optic networks better serve Veterans and their loved ones at NCA’s cemeteries and offices.

  • New technology helps VA answer the call for Veteran families in need

    VA’s National Cemetery Administration (NCA) and Office of Information and Technology (OIT) are partnering on a four-pronged infrastructure modernization effort—one of which is upgrading the telephony that underlies NCA’s telephone systems.

  • Remains of North Texas sailor killed at Pearl Harbor laid to rest 80 years later

    Harold William Lindsey joined the Navy from Waxahachie, a small town just south of Dallas, Texas. Originally from California, fate would place him on the USS Oklahoma on December 7, 1941, when the Japanese Empire attacked Pearl Harbor. Navy Seaman 2nd Class Lindsey was one of the battleship’s 429 crewmembers killed in the attack. Almost 80 years later, the North Texas sailor finally returned to his family and friends. 

  • Virtual events offer tangible results

    The Department of Veterans Affairs continues to expand offerings to […]

  • Montana virtual event serves Veterans in Big Sky Country

    Army Veteran George Werhonig needed a person to listen to his concerns to serve him. Ashley Hernandez, a Veteran services officer with the Montana Veterans Affairs Division, turned out to be that person.

  • Volunteers can clean national cemeteries on National Day of Service

    Volunteers interested in cleaning headstones in national cemeteries can sign up for a National Day of Service to be held in 65 locations Sept. 10. All volunteers interested in participating in the “National Day of Service” should sign up at Carry the Load register.

  • Remembering fallen means honoring unfinished work: SecVA

    Remembering the fallen means honoring the nation’s unfinished work, VA Secretary Denis McDonough said at Quantico National Cemetery in Virginia May 28.

  • NCA lifts restrictions on attendance at committal services, adjusts COVID safety precautions

    VA's National Cemetery Administration (NCA) last week announced it would lift all restrictions on gathering sizes at committal and memorial services in VA national cemeteries starting on Wednesday, May 26, 2021.

  • Borne the Battle #243: Benefits Breakdown, Veterans Legacy Memorial

    The Veterans Legacy Memorial website at https://www.vlm.cem.va.gov/ memorializes the over 3.7 million Veterans interred in VA national cemeteries.

  • Wilkie: Wreaths Across America ensures Veterans are not forgotten

    VA Secretary Robert L. Wilkie said while COVID-19 scaled down Wreaths Across America events, they still ensure people remember Veterans.

  • Friendship in Death: The Nimitz Plot at Golden Gate National Cemetery

    Admiral Chester W. Nimitz decided that, in death, he wanted to join his men at Golden Gate with a standard military funeral and regulation headstone. He took steps to assure that the shipmates closest to him during World War II could join him.

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