Video: National Cemetery provides full honors for veterans buried alone

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-“CALVERTON, N.Y. — Calverton National Cemetery conducts a special ceremony for veterans who had no one attend their funeral. On the second Wednesday of each month the cemetery organizes a color guard and a flag-folding detail to give the deceased service members proper honors. Michael Picerno, Calverton National Cemetery director, estimates that 300-400 veterans are buried each year without friends or family at their service.”- [pb_vidembed title=”” caption=”” url=”” type=”yt” w=”630″ h=”400″] If you like this post and want to see more of this daily Veteran Art blog, please subscribe now. I would love for you to share or leave a comment.

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