The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced that the U.S. Department of the Interior has added seven VA national cemeteries to the National Register of Historic Places. The national cemeteries added to the National Register of Historic Places are Baltimore, MD; Fort Bliss, TX; Fort Rosecrans, CA; Fort Sam Houston, TX; Fort Snelling, MN; Golden Gate. CA; and Long Island NY. These cemeteries represent the first modern landscape designs created to honor the sacrifice of thousands of Veterans. Information on VA burial benefits is available from local VA national cemetery offices, from the National Cemetery Administration webpage or by calling VA regional offices toll-free at 800-827-1000.
For more on burial and memorial benefits, visit the Military.com Memorial section.