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VA purchases land for a new national cemetery in Wyoming


The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced on January 30 that it purchased 5.04 acres from Cheyenne to establish Wyoming’s first VA National Cemetery.

“We are proud to announce the shared goal of honoring our nation’s Veterans by expanding burial service to Veterans, their spouses and eligible family members,” said Interim Under Secretary for Memorial Affairs Ronald E. Walters. “This national cemetery will help us reach Veterans in rural parts of Wyoming who have not previously had reasonable access to a national or state Veterans cemetery.”

U.S. Senators Mike Enzi and Jo...

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