Veterans Affairs


No-fee Passports Available to Visit Veterans Graves Overseas

In one of our Memorial Day posts, we mentioned that there are thousands of American veterans buried overseas. I’ve recently learned that “No-fee” passports are available to immediate family members (spouse, children, parents, brothers and sisters) for the purpose of visiting their loved one’s grave or memorialization site at the American military cemeteries on foreign soil. For additional information, write …Continue reading →

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Detective Work: A Misplaced Headstone

I was trolling through Greenman Tim’s Cabinet of Curiosities [which I'll write about at a later date--for now suffice it to say, a day without Walking the Berkshires is no day at all] when I came across this curiosity: Clarence Thomas Delaware PVT 52 CO 152 Depot Brigade World War 1 December 13 1890 March 14 1956 It’s the inscription …Continue reading →

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