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United States Department of Veterans Affairs

Burial and Memorial Benefits

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

810 Vermont Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20420-0002

Distance: 253 Miles

(800) 827-1000

Website

http://www.cem.va.gov/cem/burial_benefits/index.asp

Service Details

Description

Burial benefits, at no cost to the family, include:
* A gravesite in any of the 135 national cemeteries with available space,
* Opening and closing of the grave
* Perpetual care
* Government headstone or marker,
* Burial flag
* Presidential Memorial Certificate


Cremated remains are buried or interned in national cemeteries in the same manner and with the same honors as casketed remains.


Burial benefits available, at no cost to the family, for spouses and dependents buried in a national cemetery include:
* Burial with the veteran
* Perpetual care
* Spouse or dependents name and date of birth and death will be inscribed on the veteran's headstone
Eligible spouses and dependents may be buried, even if they predecease the Veteran.


Features

  • Client Information and Specialization
    • Family 
    • Older adults 
    • Veteran 

Area Served

Nationwide


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Crisis Line - Veteran Crisis / Suicide Prevention (800) 273-8255
Toll Free (800) 827-1000

Last Update

5/8/2019

Other Locations

This provider does not offer this service at other locations.

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