Calverton National Cemetery

Trumpeter playing Taps (file / credit: Henny Ray Abrams-Pool/Getty Images)

Federal Cuts Threaten ‘Taps’ Being Performed Live At L.I. Military Funerals

When you go to a funeral at Calverton National Cemetery or Pinelawn National Cemetery, hearing “Taps” performed live is what you expect.

09/04/2012

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Unclaimed Veterans Buried With Full Honors In L.I.

Calverton National Cemetery held a service for 20 military veterans whose remains were never claimed.

01/08/2011

Tribute To Fallen US Servicemen (credit: AP)

NY Burials Planned For 20 Forgotten Veterans

Twenty servicemen from New York City whose bodies have gone unclaimed for months or longer will receive full military honors at national veterans cemetery service.

01/07/2011