100th Unaccompanied Veteran Burial

Texas Land Commissioner and Veterans Land Board Chairman, George P. Bush accepts the flag on behalf of Major Shotwell, the 100th unaccompanied veteran buried at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen on Tuesday, March 12, 2019.

The Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen will conduct an unaccompanied veteran burial at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 18, for Spc. Thomas Joe Quinn, a United States Army veteran. Quinn served in the Army from 1962 to 1965 and has been awarded the Army Good Conduct Medal and the Expert Rifle Badge. He is not expected to have any family members attend his funeral, cemetery officials said.

Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery staff has coordinated with the Fort Hood Casualty Office to ensure that Quinn will receive full military honors.

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