The Military Veteran


“It is never too early to plan for the inevitable!”

You can choose to be buried in a VETERANS’ or PRIVATE CEMETERY and still receive benefits. Discover the numerous options available to you, and help make life a little easier for your surviving family members.

Who qualifies?

*NOTE:  If a veteran dies on or after January 1, 2000, the surviving spouse will not lose eligibility to be buried in a national cemetery if they remarry.


For a listing of veterans’ cemeteries, click the links below.

Department of VA National Cemeteries     State Veterans Cemeteries

Arlington National Cemetery
Andersonville National Cemetery
Sponsored by the Department of the Interior

What are the benefits?

Depending upon where you choose to be buried will determine what benefits are available to you. The following is a list of associated benefits.

Search our hot-topic links to the left for more information and helpful advice!

* While The Military Veteran strives to keep the most up-to-date information, we can not guarantee the complete accuracy of such provided. All data utilized has been gathered through research of the Department of Veterans Affairs and other government agencies.

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