Indiana’s National Cemetery in Marion, or Fort Custer in Augusta, Michigan are your burial choices. Veterans need to know that every honorably discharged veteran and his or her spouse is entitled to a free grave, free outer burial container, free opening and closing, and free marker. We encourage the use of National cemeteries; It is an honor you earned to be buried there. Local cemeteries may be used, however you pay their charges.
Eligibility requirements include: Honorably discharged veteran serving any length of time before September 7, 1980. Veterans entering service after this time must serve twenty-four months of continuous active duty or for the full time for which the person was called to active duty.