• January 22, 2021

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Committal Services Resume at Fort Bliss National Cemetery on June

Officials with Fort Bliss National Cemetery announced Friday that they will resume committal services for families who are interring their loved ones on June 9. “We are pleased to resume committal services and military funeral honors at Fort Bliss National Cemetery,” said Cemetery Director Jamie Porter. “We will also soon be contacting families who chose direct […]Read More

Video+Gallery: Memorial Day ceremony at Fort Bliss National Cemetery

During a solemn Memorial Day ceremony at the Fort Bliss National Cemetery, garrison personnel and select dignitaries honored fallen service members. The ceremony was not open to the public, due to COVID-19 guidelines, however Fort Bliss officials continued the traditional laying of the wreath, playing of ‘Taps’ as well as a flyover honoring the fallen. […]Read More

Ft. Bliss National Cemetery hosts “Tribute to the Fallen and

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), National Cemetery Administration (NCA), and ‘Carry The Load’ relay teams will hold a Plaque Dedication Ceremony to honor the fallen and their families at Fort Bliss National Cemetery on Wednesday afternoon. Carry The Load teams have run across the country to provide active ways to connect Americans to the sacrifices […]Read More

Holiday Wreaths Honor Veterans at Fort Bliss National Cemetery

Volunteers will place over 5,000 holiday wreaths to honor and remember our nation’s Veterans at the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Fort Bliss National Cemetery on Saturday, Dec. 15. “This wreath laying ceremonies help us continue the mission of maintaining national cemeteries as national shrines, sacred to the honor and memory of those interred or memorialized […]Read More

Ft. Bliss National Cemetery to Hold Memorial Service, Last Roll

To honor of Unaccompanied Veterans laid to rest this Summer, VA’s Fort Bliss National Cemetery will conduct a memorial service on Thursday, October 4 at 2:30 p.m. The Marine Honor Unit will provide three rifle volleys, the rendering of “Taps,” and the folding and presentation of our Nation’s flag to Ms. Letty West in honor […]Read More

Fort Bliss National Cemetery Named National Shrine

The Department of Veterans Affairs has named Fort Bliss National Cemetery as an Organization of Excellence, a designation that is given to national cemeteries that meet strict department standards. Fort Bliss National Cemetery met or exceeded the National Shrine Standard in 68 of 74 categories. The standards comprising the award of “Organization of Excellence” are […]Read More