ABSTRACT

National Cemetery Administration and Department of Defense Response to COVID-19 Regarding Funerals and Military Honors [Updated April 15, 2020]   [open pdf - 620KB]

From the Document: "The National Cemetery Administration (NCA), part of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is responsible for providing interment benefits to eligible veterans and dependents and for administering America's national veterans' cemeteries. Veteran benefits for interment in a national cemetery include the gravesite and grave liner, opening and closing of the grave, government headstone or marker, U.S. burial flag, Presidential Memorial Certificate, and the perpetual care of the gravesite. These benefits are provided at no cost to the family."

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CRS Insight, IN11310
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2020-04-15
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Public Domain
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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pdf
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