Tagged: VA National Cemeteries

FEMA Covid-19 Funeral Expense Reimbursement Program

Details on FEMA’s COVID-19 Funeral Expense Reimbursement Program

VA’s National Cemetery Scheduling Office and VA national cemeteries have received many calls from family members and funeral homes asking how they can apply for the Funeral Expense Reimbursement Program that covers funeral expenses when a loved one’s death was related to COVID-19. This new program, which began on April 12, 2021, is run entirely by the Federal Emergency Management Agency… Read more
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VA National Cemeteries To Resume Committal and Memorial Services Starting June 9th

VA national cemeteries resume committal and memorial services halted by the COVID-19 pandemic  WASHINGTON — U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) national cemeteries will resume committal services starting June 9 in all but two VA national cemeteries.  VA national cemeteries will contact families who were unable to hold a committal service due to the COVID-19 pandemic to arrange memorial services… Read more
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Memorial Benefits Details: VA National Cemetery or Private Cemetery

VA honors the service and sacrifice of Veterans and their family members. How to Apply To find out in advance if a Veteran or family member is eligible for burial in a VA national cemetery, click “Apply for Pre-Need Burial Eligibility” to fill out and submit the application. If pre-need eligibility has not been determined, upon the death of the… Read more

VA National Cemeteries to Commemorate World War I Centennial

WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Cemetery Administration (NCA) announced its cemeteries will host wreath-laying ceremonies the week of April 6 to commemorate the 353,082 World War I Veterans interred in VA sites across the country. “These wreath-laying ceremonies recommit our promise to memorialize the service and sacrifice of World War I Veterans enshrined in our national… Read more