24 mai 2020

Suspension of Military Honors at National Cemetery Burials Compounds Loss for Families


A bugle playing taps, gun salutes and the presentation of a folded American flag to a mourning family are hallmarks of the military funerals conducted daily for veterans at San Diego's two national cemeteries — Fort Rosecrans and Miramar.That changed in March when, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Veterans Affairs National Cemetery Administration suspended such ceremonies, leaving families without closure and depriving some veterans of their last wishes.It troubles Mark Bartlett, of [...]