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VA to Let Vets Pre-Select Cemetery Burials Before Death

December 10, 2016

VA logoA rule change at the Veterans Affairs Department will allow veterans to apply for burial in national cemeteries before their death, rather than requiring family members to apply on their behalf after it.

Veteran burial benefits previously were approved at the “time of need.” For families, that meant waiting until after the veteran died to apply for the benefits via fax or email by sending in a copy of the veteran’s DD-214 or separation documents and then following up by phone.

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