Naming Ceremony For New National Veterans Cemetery

May 2, 2016
Press Release

Please join Congressman Doug Lamborn and the VA for an important public information meeting and announcement 
What: Public Information Meeting and Cemetery Name Announcement 
When: May 4, 2016, 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (MDT) 
Where: El Paso County Administration Centennial Hall Building (200 S. Cascade Avenue
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903)
Contact: NCA Continental District (303) 914-5700
Background: The purpose of the meeting is to announce the name of the planned national cemetery in Colorado Springs and explain VA eligibility and burial benefits.  The new 374-acre cemetery in the southeast portion of Colorado Springs will serve the burial needs of more than 95,000 Veterans in the cemetery's service area for the next 100 years.  The initial phase of construction will develop approximately 65 acres and provide for approximately 13,300 gravesites, accommodating both casketed and cremated remains.