• May 24, 2021

    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.

  • May 12, 2021

    For the third year in a row, Carry The Load is partnering with VA’s national cemeteries to honor and remember America’s heroes during Memorial May.

  • April 21, 2021

    NCA has received calls from family members and funeral homes asking about the Funeral Expense Reimbursement Program. Here are the details on FEMA's program.

  • March 2, 2021

    After the passing of a loved one who has served this country, many survivors do not know what to do or where to begin to obtain VA assistance. VA has prepared a burial benefits kit to help guide Veterans, service members and their families after the loss of a loved one.

  • February 27, 2021

    This is the third installment in a three-part series on the officers and men of the 349th Field Artillery Regiment in World War I, featuring First Lieutenant Everett Johnson, a black officer, and Sergeant Robert Samuel Chase, one of Johnson’s non-commissioned officers.

  • February 26, 2021

    This is the second installment in a three-part series on the officers and men of the 349th Field Artillery Regiment in World War I. This series of blog posts profile the World War I service and post-war experiences of three Veterans of the 92nd Division’s 349th Field Artillery Regiment, one of the Army’s first predominately African-American artillery units.

  • February 25, 2021

    This series of blogs profiles the World War I service and post-war experiences of three Veterans of the 92nd  Division’s 349th Field Artillery Regiment, one of the Army’s first predominately African-American artillery units.

  • February 12, 2021

    The Cemetery Apprenticeship Program trains Veterans to be caretakers at VA national cemeteries, performing a variety of grounds, equipment, and building maintenance duties.

  • January 11, 2021

    As we reflect back on Desert Storm and all those who served 30 years ago, let us take a moment to pause and remember the fallen. Below are names of 32 service members who were killed in action and buried in VA's national cemeteries. People can visit their virtual memorial by clicking on their name.

  • December 9, 2020

    Veterans and their families can participate in Wreaths Across America in national cemeteries, but there will be restrictions due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

  • November 4, 2020

    VA's National Cemetery Administration (NCA) launched its new “Find A Veteran, Post A Tribute” campaign. The effort intends to increase awareness of the Veterans Legacy Memorial (VLM) – the nation’s first digital platform dedicated entirely to memorializing more than 3.7 million Veterans interred in VA’s national cemeteries.

  • September 22, 2020

    Volunteers are returning to national cemeteries under certain circumstances, following strict COVID-19 guidance. More than 40 volunteers displayed the new policies during an event Sept. 19 at Culpeper National Cemetery in Virginia. A group from a local Latter-day Saints church cleaned headstones while wearing masks and practicing social distancing.