- Associated Press - Tuesday, December 16, 2014

BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) - Veterans in Beaufort are raising money to expand the Beaufort National Cemetery.

The Beaufort Gazette (https://bit.ly/1wBVaKC ) reports that a local chapter of the Disabled American Veterans has raised more than $10,000 and is donating it to a committee that wants to buy and donate five acres to the government adjacent to the cemetery.

The Department of Veterans Affairs estimates there is enough space at the cemetery to accommodate the burial of veterans for the next 15 years.

But the veterans groups are worried that land for burials might run out after that.

___

Information from: The Beaufort Gazette, https://www.beaufortgazette.com


Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide