Related Veteran Services

The Military Veteran members of our all volunteer Memorial Rifle Squad at Fort Snelling National Cemetery consider it an honor and privilege to provide the Final Salute for our departed Veterans. 

Pre-Need for Burial at a National Cemetery

At any time before your death (Pre-Need) you can eliminate delays and reduce stress on your family by planning in advance for your burial at a National Cemetery. 

Here is the form and instructions for determining your eligibility and obtaining pre-approval for burial at a National Cemetery.

Locating Veteran Discharge Papers, determine eligibility for interment at Fort Snelling or determining benefits & services deserved.
Can’t find that DD-214 (discharge papers), not sure about eligibility, understanding benefits, etc.?  Contact your Minnesota Association County VSO (Veterans Service Officer) for assistance. 
Click for a list of officers by County.
To schedule an interment at Fort Snelling, use this contact information. 

The Memorial Rifle Squad provides services Monday thru Friday from 10AM to 2PM.  

VA Memorial and Eligibility Benefits
Availability time at Fort Snelling Daily Burial Schedule  
For details here are contacts at Fort Snelling 
Assistance to locate a grave at Fort Snelling and a detailed map of the cemetery. Grave Site Location Website

Map of Fort Snelling
A wooden flag box provides a great display for your family’s commemorative flag plus protection.    
Veterans’ Home Wood Shop in Hastings, Mn.  
The Hastings Veterans Home wood shop provides veterans with a new trade and a therapeutic working environment.
FREE Urns are available for honorably discharged vets from an organization in Anoka, Mn.