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 March 12, 2019.

An unaccompanied veteran burial is scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery, 11463 State Highway 195 in Killeen, for David Lee Boone.

Boone served in the U.S. Navy from Sept. 22, 1972, to Nov. 21, 1973, as an aviation machinist’s mate (jet engine mechanic). He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.

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