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H.R. 2051: Veterans Missing in America Act of 2011

Summary: To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to assist in the identification of unclaimed and abandoned human remains to determine if any such remains are eligible for burial in a national cemetery, and for other purposes. (More Info)

H.R. 2051 was introduced in the 112th Congress, which has adjourned. It has not yet been reintroduced.

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American Legion 15,364 Twitter followers

Another piece of legislation supported by the Legion is H.R. 2051, the Veterans Missing in America Act of 2011, which directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to identify unclaimed remains nationwide and lend its support to work being done by the Missing in America Project (MIAP). MIAP, which operates on private donations, has been identifying unclaimed remains and cremated remains since 2007. Those identified as veterans are escorted with full military honors and interred in a manner that befits their service to America. To date, MIAP representatives have visited more than 2,200 funeral homes and identified the remains ...

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