There's GOOD NEWS to report this morning...the Department of Veterans Affairs has been awarded a cemetery expansion project to provide additional burial space to Yellowstone National Cemetery down in Laurel. This project will provide an additional 640 niches in a new columbarium wall & an additional 1200 in-ground cremation grave sites which will provide burial space for our veterans & their eligible dependents beyond 2040! Burial in a VA national cemetery is open to ALL members of the armed forces & veterans who have met minimum active duty service requirements & were discharged under conditions other than dishonorable. Even a spouse, widow or widower, minor children, &, under certain conditions, unmarried adult children with disabilities, may also be eligible for burial. Eligible spouses & children may be buried if they predecease the veteran. For more information, please contact Fort Logan National Cemetery staff at 303 761 0117. More information pertaining to VA's burial benefits is available online at:

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