Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs (MDVA)
Minnesota State Veterans Cemeteries
Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery - Preston
715 Highway 52 E, Preston, MN, 55965
Distance: 1533 Miles
Minnesota State Veterans cemeteries are located in Little Falls, Duluth and Preston.
The cemetery provides:
* Gravesite or Columbarium Niche
* Pre-placed Grave liner (Standard Size)
* Headstone/Niche Cover
* Perpetual Care
* Burial is open to all veterans discharged from active military service under conditions other than dishonorable.
* Their spouses, minor children, and under certain conditions, unmarried adult children are also eligible for burial.
* Eligible spouses may be buried, even if they predecease the veteran.
* Also eligible for burial are members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces, the Army and National Guard, and the Reserve Officer Training Corps who die while on active duty for training or performing service, or who have 20 years of service in reserve components of the Armed Forces creditable for retired pay.
Pre-registration is available and assures your eligibility in advance and eliminates delays in providing military documents to the cemetery.
Pre-registration applications are available online or by calling (888) 546-5838.
Veteran: $0 all burial options
Spouse/Eligible Dependent* : $745 (all burial options)
*Fees for spouse/eligible dependents cannot be prepaid and are subject to change.
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NS-1000.9000Veteran Burial Benefits Definition
A program of the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs that provides a variety of burial benefits for eligible deceased veterans of peacetime or wartime service who have been discharged under conditions other than dishonorable and, in the case of some benefits, for their dependents. Included are burial in a national cemetery (opening and closing the grave, headstones and markers and perpetual care); headstones and markers for graves of veterans that are located anywhere in the world as well as niche markers for urns; headstones or markers for memorial plots in situations where the veteran's remains are not available for burial; Presidential Memorial Certificates; and burial flags which drape the veteran's coffin and are given to the next of kin or close associate following the funeral. Burial and funeral allowances are also available to certain veterans under specified conditions.
PB-1400.6000National Cemeteries Definition
A system of cemeteries, soldiers' lots and monument sites administered by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs in which members of the armed forces, veterans discharged under conditions other than dishonorable, and designated family members can be interred. Also eligible for burial are members of the reserve components of the armed forces, the Army and Air National Guard, and Reserve Officers Training Corps who die while on active duty or training for performing these services, or who have 20 years of service in the reserve components of the armed forces creditable for retired pay. Services include the gravesite, opening and closing of the grave, headstones and markers, and perpetual care.
YNMilitary Personnel/Contractors Definition
Individuals who are affiliated with one of the branches of the armed forces as active duty enlisted men/women or officers, retired career military or veterans; or are contracted by the military to perform specific duties.
Individuals who are former members of one of the branches of the armed forces and who, by length and type of services, honorable discharge or release or degree of disability, qualify for the benefits and privileges that are provided by law for ex-servicemen and women.