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VETERANS

As a proud American, military veteran, father and stepfather of two servicemen I welcome the opportunity to serve you. My staff and I pledge to honor the dignity and memory of every veteran entrusted into our care.

Veterans and their eligible family members are entitled to burial benefits provided by the National Cemetery Administration at no cost and includes:

  • Burial plot
  • Opening and closing of the gravesite
  • Government grave liner
  • Headstone or maker with inscription
  • Interment flag
  • Perpetual care of the gravesite
  • Presidential Memorial Certificate
  • Military honors

We encourage you to contact us in advance regarding our services, choice of disposition and cemetery preference.
 

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Calverton National Cemetery is the only National Cemetery on Long Island providing burial space to accommodate a casket.  The cemetery is located 70 miles east of New York City, approximately 90 minutes by car.

Calverton offers the following burial site options:

  • Casket, in-ground (only)
  • Cremation, in-ground
  • Cremation, above-ground columbarium

Long Island National Cemetery is located in Farmingdale, Long Island and situated 30 miles east of New York City.  Burial site options are limited to cremated remains in a columbarium.
 

Helpful Links for Veterans:

Obtain your Military Records (Form DD214)

United States Department of Veterans Affairs (Burials and Memorials section)

New York Military Honors

Military Honors Eligibility

Burial At Sea