When recording your DD-214, we now offer a County Veteran Identification Card (download Veteran ID Application (PDF)) that provides you with the Page/Book Number under which the document is filed. This card can be an easy reference that may be used at a future date to obtain a copy of your discharge papers if a situation arises where they can not be located quickly.
Portions of Going-to-the-Sun Road are open year round, however the entire road will not usually open until late June at the earliest. Please visit our Plowing and Road Status pages for the most up to date information. The alpine sections of Going-to-the-Sun Road typically closes for the winter around the third Monday of October, but that can change due to weather. Plowing Going-to-the-Sun Road is a monumental challenge each year. Unpredictable spring snow storms or other weather related events can slow down plowing progress. It is not uncommon for plowing crews to need to re-plow sections of park roads when weather events happen. Our plowing status page provides information on where plows are working.
This conjunction of an immense military establishment and a large arms industry is new in the American experience. The total influence-economic, political, even spiritual-is felt in every city, every state house, every office of the Federal government. We recognize the imperative need for this development. Yet we must not fail to comprehend its grave implications. Our toil, resources and livelihood are all involved; so is the very structure of our society.
It is the policy of cemetery administration to assist every Veteran and her/his family in any way that we can to include verifying service records, determining eligibility, helping obtain service records from the National Personnel Records Center and providing names and phone numbers of other Veteran agencies who provide other services (health, death benefits, etc.). The cemetery office is open Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and is closed on federal and state holidays. The cemetery is open seven days a week year-round. During Eastern Standard Time, the hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and are 8:30 a.m. to dusk during Daylight Saving Time. We encourage personal visits to the cemetery. 2b1af7f3a8