• June 21, 2021

    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.

  • 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.

  • July 17, 2020

    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.

  • May 19, 2020

    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.

  • March 30, 2020

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

  • June 21, 2019

    John Clark, Robert James, Willard Johnson, Paul Young.  These are the names of four men interred in four different national [...]

  • May 24, 2019

    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 23, 2019

    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.

  • May 3, 2019

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

  • May 2, 2019

    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.

  • April 26, 2019

    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.

  • November 27, 2018

    1st Lt. Terence Patrick Halligan served as a navigator aboard a B-26 Marauder during World War II.  During a combat [...]