TITLE

A Matter of Honor

AUTHOR(S)
McCallister, Patrick
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
PN;Nov2010, Vol. 64 Issue 11, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on veterans' cemeteries in the U.S. It says that the Congress established the State Cemetery Grants program that helps states to improve the cemeteries for veterans. It adds that any member of the U.S. Armed Forces who dies during their duty are buried at the national cemetery. It also says that burials are free including the headstones and flags. Moreover, it also discusses the grave sites, headstones and preservation of national cemeteries. INSETS: Pride and Respect;Past and Future.
ACCESSION #
54409801

 

Related Articles

  • Wiccans And The VA: The Case For Decency And Common Sense. Lynn, Barry W. // Church & State;Sep2006, Vol. 59 Issue 8, p23 

    The article focuses on the move of U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to approved the 38 icons and symbols for use on government-provided headstones, markers and plaques. It has mentioned the importance of religious symbols on Christianity, Jew, Muslim, Buddhist or a Hindu. The agency has...

  • VA TO GAIN SIX NEW CEMETERIES.  // Officer;Mar2004, Vol. 81 Issue 2, p4 

    Reports that the Dept. of Veterans Affairs (VA) has begun the expansion of national shrines in the U.S. Authority to establish six national cemeteries; Burial benefits of VA; State served by the cemeteries.

  • veteran advisor. Rivera, Brenda // PN;May2008, Vol. 62 Issue 5, p58 

    The article offers tips on how to plan a veteran's or spouse's death to lighten the family's burden in their time of loss. The author suggest organizing the records and ensuring the family members know to locate the important documents such as Veterans Affairs (VA) claims number. The author adds...

  • VA National Cemeteries Offer Determinations of Preneed Eligibility.  // Director (NFDA Services, Inc.);Feb2017, Vol. 89 Issue 2, p14 

    The article reports on the announcement of the Department of Veterans Affairs that it provides eligibility determinations for interment in its national cemetery prior to the time of need in the U.S.

  • VA eliminates the variables using software to train its employees. J.A. // AHA News;1/27/97, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p4 

    Reports that the United States Department of Veterans Affairs use a training tool called `Primary Care Management Module' allowing employees to learn at their own pace. Goal to increase employee productivity.

  • VA moves ahead in alcoholism treatment and research.  // Aging;1990, Issue 361, p51 

    Examines how the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals are treating alcohol-dependent veterans. What the programs consist of; Eligibility for treatment; Current projects underway.

  • New formulary to boost VA's use of generics. Beavers, Norma // Drug Topics;8/4/97 Supplement, Vol. 141 Issue 15, p32S 

    Reports that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced its decision in August 1997, to launch a national drug formulary in the United States, in an attempt to standardize the list of prescription medications. Hhow the formulary will be managed; Efforts of VA, to promote generic drugs...

  • Medical groups want VA medical director to remain a physician.  // American Family Physician;11/15/1993, Vol. 48 Issue 7, p1218 

    Reports that American medical groups protested against the proposed legislation of the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) to repeal the requirement that the chief medical director of the VA be a doctor of medicine.

  • VA weighs shift to primary care. Gardner, Jonathan // Modern Healthcare;11/20/95, Vol. 25 Issue 47, p14 

    Reports on the United States Department of Veterans Affairs's (VA) examination on whether to shift the focus of its residency positions toward the primary care and away from specialties. Number of residency positions funded by VA; Comments from Kenneth Kizer, VA undersecretary for health, on the...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics