National Cemetery Administration
Mission: NCA honors Veterans and their families with final resting places in national shrines and with lasting tributes that commemorate their service and sacrifice to our Nation.
Vision: NCA will be the model of excellence for burial and memorials for our Nation’s Veterans and their families.
– To provide burial space for Veterans and their eligible family members.
– To maintain national cemeteries as national shrines, sacred to the honor and memory of those interred or memorialized there.
– To mark Veterans’ graves with a Government-furnished headstone, marker or medallion and to provide Presidential Memorial Certificates in recognition of their service to a grateful nation.
– To administer grants for establishing or expanding state and tribal government veterans cemeteries.
Visit the web site: http://www.cem.va.gov/cem/
Military Honors at funerals: http://www.cem.va.gov/cem/military_funeral_honors.asp