WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate unanimously passed a resolution led by U.S. Senator Jerry Moran (Kan.) – ranking member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee – to mark the 50th anniversary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Cemetery Administration (NCA).
“Decades, even centuries, may pass, but we strive to never forget the men and women who gave their ‘last full measure of devotion’ to this nation,” said Sen. Moran. “The National Cemetery Administration has been tasked for the last 50 years with aiding the nation in honoring our fallen heroes through the cemeteries and memorials built in their honor. I am grateful for the important work the NCA does and recognize them for their 50 years of service to our veterans and their loved ones who remember them.”
The National Cemetery Administration operates and ensures perpetual care of 155 national cemeteries and 34 soldiers’ lots and monument sites that honor and serve as a final resting place for more than 4,000,000 veterans from every era of U.S. history. It provides burial and memorial benefits for eligible veterans and their family members for no cost.
You can read the full resolution HERE.
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