NEWS RELEASE - Memorial Day Proclamation, Washington State Memorial Day Events & Observances, and Memorial Day Observance at State Veterans Cemetery
Medical Lake — Public Invited to Memorial Day Observance at State Veterans Cemetery.
The State Veterans Cemetery at Medical Lake will hold an annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 29. The ceremony will begin at 11am. On-site parking is limited with overflow parking on Ritchey Road, carpooling is encouraged. Pets and the use of tobacco products on the grounds are prohibited.
State Veterans Cemetery
21702 West Espanola Rd
Medical Lake, WA 99022
*Gravesite flags will be placed by members of the military Fri May 25. Media are welcome to cover these events. Contact the cemetery for the specific time.
The State Veterans Cemetery is located 3 miles west of Fairchild Air Force Base and provides for in-ground casket burial sites, columbarium niches, in-ground cremation inurnment and a scattering garden. Eligibility for interment mirrors National Veterans Cemetery eligibility requirements; in general, U.S. veterans discharged under conditions other than dishonorable and their spouses and dependent children are eligible.
A Public Information Center is also located in the administration building providing a grave site locator kiosk and cemetery pamphlets that answer many commonly asked questions.
For additional information contact (509) 299-6280 or email@example.com.
For a list of other Memorial Day Observances, visit: 2023 Memorial Day Events & Observances | WDVA (wa.gov)
For Memorial Day Proclamation, visit: PROCLAMATION - MEMORIAL DAY 2023 | WDVA (wa.gov)