U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Cemetery Administration
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) administers numerous benefits and service programs for Veterans and their families. Some of these include burials, headstones and markers, presidential memorial certificates, cemeteries, Nationwide Gravesite Locator, burial flags, and burial allowance.
Gravesite Locators can be found at: http://gravelocator.cem.va.gov
Surviving family members may be eligible for compensation and other benefits.
For additional information about the VA Cemetery Administration, please visit: http://www.cem.va.gov/index.asp
If you would like to learn more about the benefits and services you may be eligible for as a Veteran, servicemember, or as a family member of a Veteran or servicemember, please call the New York State Division of Veterans’ Affairs Help Line at 1.888.838.7697 (VETSNYS), where you may also schedule an appointment with one of our Veterans Benefits Advisors.