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Dignified Burial of Veterans Act

May 29, 2012 | Blog

A Memorial Day service was held at Florida National Cemetery in Sumter County. Floridians who attended were concerned about improper burials after it was discovered a veteran was buried in the Florida National Cemetery in a cardboard box because he had no known next of kin. To stop this from happening again Senator Marco Rubio cosponsored a bipartisan bill, the Dignified Burial of Veterans Act of 2012, to ensure veterans without known next of kin are provided with a proper burial. ABC Orlando reported from the Florida National Cemetery’s Memorial Day service this weekend: