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National Cemetery Administration

 

NCA News Releases (Latest)


2022

VA encourages volunteers to "Carry The Load" for an American hero during trek across country - Beginning April 28, volunteers organized by Carry The Load, in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs' National Cemetery Administration will visit 50 national cemeteries during a 20,000-mile march along five separate routes covering 48 states — converging on Memorial Day weekend for final rally in Dallas, Texas. (04/26/2022)

VA Names New National Cemetery in Nevada - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced the name Elko National Cemetery for the new cemetery which will be built in Elko, Nevada. (03/29/2022)

VA, Civil Air Patrol Chaplain Corps to Support Families of Veterans at National Cemeteries - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Chaplain Service teams up with the Civil Air Patrol Chaplain Corps (CAP) to expand Veterans' families access to qualified faith leaders during committal and memorial services held at VA cemeteries. (01/13/2022)

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2021

VLM Expands to Include VA-Grant Funded State, Territorial and Tribal Veterans Cemeteries - The Department of Veterans Affairs expanded the Veterans Legacy Memorial site in October 2021 to include individual pages for nearly 500,000 Veterans interred in 93 state, territorial and tribal Veteran cemeteries. (10/04/2021)

Hawaii Receives Grant to Expand and Improve Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Cemetery Administration announced today that the Veterans Cemetery Grants Program (VCGP), which it oversees, has awarded a grant of up to $5,901,475 to the state of Hawaii for the expansion and improvement of Hawaii State Veterans Cemetery in Kaneohe, Oahu. (09/28/2021)

Arkansas Receives Grant to Expand Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery at North Little Rock - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Cemetery Administration announced today that the Veterans Cemetery Grants Program (VCGP), which it oversees, has awarded a grant of up to $6,500,975 to the state of Arkansas for the expansion of Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery at North Little Rock. (09/28/2021)

Texas Receives Grant to Expand Texas State Veterans Cemetery at Abilene - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Cemetery Administration announced today that the Veterans Cemetery Grants Program (VCGP), which it oversees, has awarded a grant of up to $3,092,700 to the state of Texas for the expansion of Texas State Veterans Cemetery at Abilene. (09/28/2021)

Louisiana Receives Grant to Expand Northwest Louisiana Veterans Cemetery - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Cemetery Administration announced today that the Veterans Cemetery Grants Program (VCGP), which it oversees, has awarded a grant of up to $4,229,552 to the state of Louisiana for the expansion of Northwest Louisiana Veterans Cemetery in Keithville. (09/28/2021)

Wisconsin Receives Grant to Expand Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Cemetery Administration announced today that the Veterans Cemetery Grants Program (VCGP), which it oversees, has awarded a grant of up to $5,153,887 to the state of Wisconsin for the expansion of Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Union Grove. (09/16/2021)

Kansas Receives Grant to Expand Kansas Veterans Cemetery at Winfield - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Cemetery Administration announced today that the Veterans Cemetery Grants Program (VCGP), which it oversees, has awarded a grant of up to $1,410,808 to the state of Kansas for the expansion of Kansas Veterans Cemetery at Winfield. (09/16/2021)

Illinois Receives Grant to Expand Sunset Veterans Cemetery - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Cemetery Administration announced today that the Veterans Cemetery Grants Program (VCGP), which it oversees, has awarded the state of Illinois a grant of $1,330,192 to expand Sunset Veterans Cemetery. (08/31/2021)

Wyoming Receives Grant to Expand Oregon Trail State Veterans Cemetery - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Cemetery Administration announced today that the Veterans Cemetery Grants Program (VCGP), which it oversees, has awarded a grant of up to $2,722,263 to the state of Wyoming for the expansion of Oregon Trail State Veterans Cemetery in Evansville. (08/20/2021)

Minnesota Receives Grant to Establish Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery - Redwood Falls - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Cemetery Administration announced today that the Veterans Cemetery Grants Program (VCGP), which it oversees, has awarded the state of Minnesota a grant of $11,193,840 for the establishment of Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery - Redwood Falls. (08/19/2021)

Nevada Receives Grant to Expand Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Cemetery Administration (NCA) announced today that the VA Veterans Cemetery Grants Program (VCGP), which is overseen by NCA, has awarded the State of Nevada a grant of $5,182,845 for the expansion of Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery. (08/10/2021)

Missouri Receives Grant to Expand Jacksonville Veterans Cemetery - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Cemetery Administration (NCA) announced today that the VA Veterans Cemetery Grants Program (VCGP), which is overseen by NCA, has awarded the State of Missouri a grant of up to $1,958,684 for the expansion of Jacksonville Veterans Cemetery. (08/05/2021)

Wisconsin Receives $3,320,300 Grant to Expand Central Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery - The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Cemetery Administration (NCA) announced today that the VA Veterans Cemetery Grants Program (VCGP), which is overseen by NCA, has awarded the state of Wisconsin a grant of $3,320,300 for the expansion of Central Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in King, Wisconsin. (06/16/2021)

VA National Cemeteries Plan Mass Flag Placements, Virtual Memorial Day Events - Veterans Affairs national cemeteries will allow mass flag placements across the U.S. to commemorate Memorial Day. (05/24/2021)

NCA Lifts Restrictions on Attendance at Committal Services, Adjusts COVID Safety Precautions - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' National Cemetery Administration (NCA) today announced it would lift all restrictions on gathering sizes at committal and memorial services in VA national cemeteries starting on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. (05/21/2021)

NCA Partners with Carry The Load for "Memorial May" - The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs' (VA) National Cemetery Administration (NCA) and Carry The Load, a non-profit that provides active ways to connect Americans to the sacrifices of our nation's military, Veterans, first responders and their families, have again partnered this year to honor and remember our nation's heroes. (04/29/2021)

NCA Releases Environmental Assessment for Future St. Albans National Cemetery - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' National Cemetery Administration (NCA) today announced the completion of the formal environmental assessment for the future St. Albans National Cemetery in Queens, N.Y. (01/15/2021)

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