Congressman Cleaver Secures Federal Funding For Higginsville State Veterans Cemetery – Lee’s Summit Tribune


Congressman Cleaver Secures Federal Funding for Higginsville State Veterans Cemetery – Lee’s Summit Tribune

September 19, 2017

Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II is pleased to announce that the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) has awarded a grant of $1,882,260 for the expansion of the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville, MO.

�This is welcoming news for families of our fallen soldiers in the Fifth District of Missouri. They will have the opportunity to visit and honor their loved ones in an enhanced and newly renovated cemetery,� said Congressman Cleaver.

The next closest national cemetery is VA�s Leavenworth National Cemetery in Leavenworth, Kansas, 91 miles away. The next closest state cemetery is Missouri State Veterans Cemetery-Jacksonvlle in Jacksonville, Missouri, 104 …

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