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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
November 11, 2003

Fact Sheet: H.R. 1516, the National Cemetery Expansion Act of 2003


Some 1,800 veterans die every day, most of which are World War II and Korean War veterans. This legislation directs that within four years of enactment, the Secretary of Veterans Affairs shall establish six new national cemeteries in these locations: Southeastern Pennsylvania; the Birmingham, Alabama area; the Jacksonville, Florida area, the Bakersfield, California area; the Greenville and Columbia, South Carolina area; and, the Sarasota County, Florida area.


Congressman Chris Smith
Congressman Lane Evans
Congressman Jim Gerlach
Congressman Joseph Hoeffel
Augustus DiMino, Chair, Central Montgomery County (MD) Veterans Council

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