Veteran’s Benefits

As we celebrate Veteran’s day and pay homage to all those in our country who have sacrificed to protect and serve us, let’s refresh our understanding of Veterans’ benefits. This post will cover some of the most commonly asked questions about benefits for Veterans, but if your questions are not […]

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Volunteers honor unclaimed remains of forgotten veterans

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“Many of veterans here today were lost, never forgotten,” Salanti said.

About seven years ago, Salanti discovered a problem: The remains of thousands indigent and forgotten veterans left on shelves in funeral homes and cemeteries.

“We fail,” Salanti said. “How can we have people, thousands of thousands — and I’m telling you that we have one funeral that gave us four thousand, two funeral homes two thousand — how can they have that many unclaimed remains and urns sitting on their shelves?”

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