Veterans cemeteries

A gravestone for a German POW in the San Antonio VA cemetery. The stone is engraved with a swastika and an inscription that references Adolf Hitler.
Military Religious Freedom Foundation

The stones, engraved with swastikas, mark the graves of German POWs who died in the United States during World War II.

The first phase of the Los Angeles columbarium expansion has capacity for more than 10,000 veterans and their spouses.
Libby Denkmann / American Homefront

For the first time in decades, veterans and local military families have access to a final resting place alongside fellow servicemembers in the city of Los Angeles.

A bugler plays Taps at Bay Pines National Cemetery as veterans stand at attention for their fellow former service members who died without close relatives.
Bobbie O'Brien / American Homefront

Memorial Day is set aside to remember those who died in military service. But a group of military veterans in Florida works all year to commemorate their comrades who died with no family by their side.