Unclaimed veterans laid to rest at state veterans cemetery with full honors

The remains of 121 unclaimed veterans were interred Nov. 16

CHENEY – The remains of veterans who served in armed conflicts from the Spanish American to the Vietnam war were interred at the state veterans cemetery this week. This interment ceremony was the result of a collaboration between the Missing in America Project and Dignity Memorial.

The purpose of the MiAP is "to locate, identify and inter the unclaimed cremains of American veterans." Dignity Memorial provided the several staff members on site and the means of transporting the remains.

Additionally, the Washington state department of veterans affairs was responsible for providing for the ceremo...


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