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National Cemetery Administration

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Image of Map from the NCA Find a Cemetery page.

Find a Cemetery

NCA has launched a new interactive map. The feature enables Veterans to search for their final resting place or for those who want to visit their Veteran interred at any of the 155 VA managed or 121 VA-funded cemeteries.

» Find a Cemetery

» Schedule a Burial

» Map Article (VAntage Point)

Veterans Legacy Memorial (VLM), a digital and interactive memorial space for the nearly 4.5 million Veterans interred in VA national cemeteries or VA grant-funded state, territorial or tribal Veterans cemeteries.

Veterans Legacy Memorial


VLM contains a memorial page for each of the nearly 4.5 million Veterans interred in VA national cemeteries or VA grant-funded state, territory or tribal Veterans cemeteries. Add tributes with photos, biographies and more.

» Find your Veteran

» Preserving Veterans Legacies

Burial benefits available include gravesites, a Government headstone or marker, a burial flag, and a Presidential Memorial Certificate, all at no cost to the family.

Burial Benefits

Burial benefits available include gravesites, a Government headstone or marker, a burial flag, and a Presidential Memorial Certificate, all at no cost to the family.

» Learn more

The online Daily Burial Schedule provides current burial scheduling information on the National Cemetery Administration (NCA) website.

Daily Burial Schedule

The online Daily Burial Schedule provides current burial scheduling information on the National Cemetery Administration (NCA) website.

» Learn more

 

NCA History Blog

NCA historians blog about current events, cemeteries, preservation projects, headstones and monuments, Memorial Day, notable persons and much more.

Featured Blog Post

Dayton's "Underground Path of Death"
By Sara Amy Leach, Senior Historian, NCA

The funeral tunnel at Dayton is a unique VA historic resource that has been documented and evaluated by engineers and historic preservationists using non-invasive ground-penetrating radar, digital photogrammetry, and low-light photography, among other techniques. Continue reading this blog post.

» NCA History Blog

Postcard showing the gated entrance to the 300-foot-long tunnel at the Central Branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers in Dayton, Ohio. From the hospital morgue, deceased residents were placed in a casket and transported through the tunnel to the cemetery grounds for a funeral service at the church and then burial. (Dayton National Cemetery Support Committee)Postcard showing the gated entrance to the 300-foot-long tunnel at the Central Branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers in Dayton, Ohio. From the hospital morgue, deceased residents were placed in a casket and transported through the tunnel to the cemetery grounds for a funeral service at the church and then burial. (Dayton National Cemetery Support Committee)

Digital Remembrance Platform VLM Impacts Veteran Community

For surviving spouse Linda Monroe, Veterans Legacy Memorial allows her and her family to preserve the legacy of her late husband Bob.

» Contribute to your Veteran's story today at www.va.gov/Remember

NCA Resources Guide

Looking for a cemetery?
Trying to locate a grave?
Questions about burial benefits?
What happens during a committal service?

» Explore the NCA Resources Guide

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COVID-19 Alert

All Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) national cemeteries remain open and continue to provide interment services for Veterans and eligible dependents.

VA national cemeteries have adapted operational procedures throughout the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic to prevent the spread of the virus based on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance.

» Read more COVID-19 cemetery requirements

VLM Featured Veteran

Y B Rowdy
US Army, SGT
Native American
Medal of Honor Recipient
Photo of Featured Veteran from the Veterans Legacy Memorial (VLM): Y B Rowdy, US Army, SGT, Native American, Medal of Honor Recipient. Memorial Page

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