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SAN DIEGO – Rep. Scott Peters (CA-52) will join Miramar National Cemetery and the Miramar Cemetery Support Foundation, at an open house to raise awareness of the cemetery and the burial options available to veterans, servicemembers, and eligible family members. Miramar National Cemetery is the newest VA cemetery in the western United States and this open house will show veterans in our community how they can use their VA benefits to access cemetery services. With Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery at capacity for new internments, Miramar Cemetery site offers a full range of burial alternatives for San Diego veterans and their families.

Rep. Peters, cemetery staff, and volunteers will provide information on VA burial benefits for veterans and their families; burial options available at Miramar; eligibility determinations; and military funeral honors. Visitors can also tour the cemetery grounds. The event is free and open to the public – no registration is required.


WHO:              Congressman Scott Peters

                        Miramar National Cemetery Support Foundation

WHAT:             Open house to raise awareness of burial options, funeral honors, application process and provide tour of cemetery grounds

WHEN:             Saturday, May 20, 2017, 10:00 am PST

WHERE:           Miramar National Cemetery
                          5795 Nobel Drive
                          San Diego, CA 92112