Official COVID-19 Announcement by the Veterans Administration and the National Cemetery Association

07 Apr 2020

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Official COVID-19 Announcement by the Veterans Administration and the National Cemetery Association
All Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Cemeteries are open and will continue to provide interments for Veterans and eligible individuals. However, the National Cemetery Administration is continuing to adjust its services in light of the best practices urged by the CDC in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. read more

Call before visiting your VA facility, Free Veteran resources through PATRIOTlink and Coronavirus updates

19 Mar 2020

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Call before visiting your VA facility, Free Veteran resources through PATRIOTlink and Coronavirus updates
Call before visiting your VA facility, Free Veteran resources through PATRIOTlink and Coronavirus updates read more

National League of POW-MIA Families

03 Aug 2019

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National League of POW-MIA Families
AMERICANS ACCOUNTED FOR: On 7/26/19, DPAA posted the identification of Major Neal C. Ward, USAF. Listed as MIA in Laos on 6/13/69, his remains were recovered on 12/13/17, and identified on 7/19/19. On 6/11/19, DPAA announced that Air Force Colonel Roy A. Knight, Jr, listed as MIA on 5/19/67 over Laos, is now accounted for. His remains were recovered on 2/28/19, and ID’d on 6/4/19. Prior to that, DPAA announced on 2/25/19 that Navy Reserve Journalist 3rd Class Raul A. Guerra, USN, listed as MIA on 10/8/67, was accounted for. His remains were recovered on 8/15/05 and identified on 2/20/19. read more

Veteran Funeral Plans: Serving Those Who Served For Us

20 Mar 2019

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Veteran Funeral Plans: Serving Those Who Served For Us
Planning a funeral, either for you or a loved one, will always create unanswered questions for the family. If the deceased served in the military, that planning should reflect their service to their country. Georgia Funeral Care & Cremations has several options available to honor veterans. read more

A Tribute to Our Veterans with Music & Movie

24 Sep 2018

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A Tribute to Our Veterans with Music & Movie
The Georgia Vietnam Veterans Alliance, Chapter One Presents: A Tribute to Our Veterans with Music & Movie on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 6pm at Cobb Civic Center Jennie T. Anderson Theater 548 S. Marietta Pkwy Marietta, GA. 30060 read more

Many thanks to everyone who helped to make Operation Toy Soldier a HUGE SUCCESS!!!

21 Dec 2017

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Many thanks to everyone who helped to make Operation Toy Soldier a HUGE SUCCESS!!!
Many thanks to everyone who helped to make Operation Toy Soldier a HUGE SUCCESS this holiday season! We will be publishing a more specific "thank you list" in the coming days. We wish you and your families a very Merry Christmas and a Prosperous, Happy New Year! read more

Georgia Funeral Care Honors National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day 2017

07 Dec 2017

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National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, also referred to as Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day or Pearl Harbor Day, is observed annually in the United States on December 7, to remember and honor the 2,403 citizens of the United States who were killed in the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii on December 7, 1941. read more

Georgia Funeral Care was so proud to be a sponsor of the 2017 Atlanta Veterans Day Parade

18 Nov 2017

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Georgia Funeral Care was so proud to be a sponsor of the 2017 Atlanta Veterans Day Parade
Georgia Funeral Care was so proud to be a sponsor of the 2017 Atlanta Veterans Day Parade! Our Community and Veterans Liaison Darrell Waits, who sits on the board of directors of the parade, was instrumental in helping this years parade get launched. The theme this years was to commemorate 100th Anniversary of WWI. Thank you Darrell for your commitment and dedication to our veterans! read more

The red poppy came to symbolize the blood shed during battle following the publication of the wartime poem “In Flanders Fields.”

10 Nov 2017

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The red poppy came to symbolize the blood shed during battle following the publication of the wartime poem “In Flanders Fields.”
After World War I, the poppy flourished in Europe. Scientists attributed the growth to soils in France and Belgium becoming enriched with lime from the rubble left by the war. From the dirt and mud grew a beautiful red poppy. The red poppy came to symbolize the blood shed during battle following the publication of the wartime poem “In Flanders Fields.” The poem was written by Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, M.D. while serving on the front lines. read more

A VETERAN is someone who

06 Nov 2017

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A VETERAN is someone who
A VETERAN is someone who, at one point in his or her life, wrote a blank check made payable to The United States of America for an amount of 'up to and including my life.' read more