Join Us For An Unaccompanied Veteran Burial At The Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery

Contact: Kimberly Hubbard
(512) 936-9582
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PRESS RELEASE — May 11, 2023

KILLEEN — On Wednesday, May 17th at 11:00 a.m. sharp, the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery will conduct an Unaccompanied Veteran Burial for U.S. Navy Veteran Richard James Betti. Born on June 26, 1953, Mr. Betti served from August 1972 to May 1974. Mr. Betti received the National Defense Service Medal.

Mr. Betti is not expected to have any next-of-kin attend his burial. Please help us spread the word and ensure that this U.S. Navy Veteran is not buried alone. Members of the Killeen community are encouraged to attend.

Mr. Betti will receive military honors. If no next-of-kin is present at the burial, a Veterans Land Board Representative will accept the United States flag on his behalf. 

The Texas Veterans Land Board works with the local communities and fellow Veterans service organizations to ensure that NO Veteran is EVER left behind.

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