Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central

Memorial Day Ceremony
 
11:30 a.m. EDT, Monday, May 25. The guest speakers were Maj. Gen. Combs, Commissioner Henry and Vietnam veteran Randy Acton. Pre-ceremony music was provided by the Heartland Fillies, and the 113th United States Army Band played “The Star-Spangled Banner,” taps and closing music.  Maj. Gen. Combs, Commissioner Henry and Acton placed the wreaths. The Fort Knox Human Resources Command Honor Guard folded a U.S. flag flown at Fort Knox flag and presented it to Commissioner Henry.
 
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Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central is located on 98 acres on Highway 31W near Fort Knox. It opened on June 1, 2007. As of March 24, 2015, It has interred a total of 3,774, including 3,107 veterans, 667 dependents and four service members killed in action.

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Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central
2501 North Dixie Boulevard
Radcliff, KY  40160
Phone:  270-351-5115
Fax:  270-351-5445
Email: kdva.kvcc@ky.gov  

Qualifications

Burial in a state veteran's cemetery is based on military service. The eligibility criteria is the same criteria for burial in VA national cemeteries.

Services

Total interment services include:

  • Furnishing grave or columbarium space
  • Opening and closing the grave
  • Providing the interment site with perpetual care
  • Supplying a suitable marker or headstone
  • Furnishing an optional concrete grave liner for all casketed burials 

These are provided at no cost to the veteran.