Can spouses be buried at Tahoma National Cemetery?
A Veteran’s spouse, widow or widower, minor dependent children, and under certain conditions, unmarried adult children with disabilities may also be eligible for burial. Eligible spouses and children may be buried even if they predecease the Veteran.
How many veterans are buried at Tahoma National Cemetery?
Tahoma National Cemetery
|Type||United States National Cemetery|
|Size||158.3 acres (64.1 ha)|
|No. of interments||>63,000|
What is the largest veterans cemetery in the US?
Arlington National Cemetery – America’s Largest Military Cemetery. Arlington National Cemetery is the final resting place of more than 400,000 military veterans.
Where is Mount Tahoma Cemetery?
Tahoma National Cemetery
|Location||18600 Southeast 240th Street Kent, King County, Washington, 98042-4868 USA Show Map|
|Memorials||67,610 added (99% photographed)|
How many graves are in National Cemetery?
3.83 million graves
Facts About NCA. » NCA maintains 3.83 million graves with 628,746 additional developed gravesites available: 356,873 available gravesites for casketed remains, 115,115 in ground gravesites for cremated remains and 156,758 columbarium niches for cremated remains.
What is military funeral honors Tahoma National Cemetery?
Military Funeral Honors Tahoma National Cemetery has a Veterans Service Organization Honor Guard Association. These veterans provide honors to 90 percent of the veterans interred here. The Association is made up of The American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Disabled American Veterans, Elks Club, and other organizations.
How do I schedule a burial in Tahoma National Cemetery?
Tahoma National Cemetery is ¼ mile on left. Fax all discharge documentation to the National Cemetery Scheduling Office at 1-866-900-6417 and follow-up with a phone call to 1-800-535-1117. For information on scheduled burials in our national cemeteries, please go to the Daily Burial Schedule.
When was Tahoma National Cemetery built?
Tahoma National Cemetery was established Nov. 11, 1993, and opened for interments on Oct. 1, 1997. The cemetery was dedicated on Sept. 26, 1997. A small expansion project was completed in March 2006.
Where is the Blue Star Memorial located at Tahoma National Cemetery?
At the southwest corner of the walkway is a carillon that was donated by the Navy Fleet reserve Association Seattle branch 18 and was installed in 2010, dedicated to the volunteers of Tahoma National Cemetery. A Blue Star Memorial is located south of the Public Information Center.