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Veterans Cemetery expansion 35% complete

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by Jolene Toves

Guam - The expansion of Veteran's Cemetary is 35% complete.  According to VA director John Unpingco over 600 cement burial crypts, are in the ground the next step will be to bury them under two feet of dirt so that all that's seen is a sea of grass and markers. As far as the column buriums work is still being done some already have the post and the general frame next to be done is the roofing and the forms for the individual niches.  According to a media release from the Governor's Office by the end of September the cemetery will have 2,000 new gravesites and 2,000 improved headstones.  The $3.3 million expansion and renovation project began late last year. 
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