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Join Us For An Unaccompanied Veteran Burial At The Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery

KILLEEN— On Wednesday, January 10th at 11:00 a.m. sharp, the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery will conduct an Unaccompanied Veteran Burial for U.S. Marine Corps Veteran Staff Sergeant (SSGT) Darrell D. Collins. Born on June 16, 1968, SSGT Collins served from February 1989 to April 2005. SSGT Collins received the National Defense Service Medal, Southwest Asia Medal, Kuwait Liberation Medal, and the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal for his service to our nation.

 Collins Unaccompanied Veteran Burial

U.S. Marine Veteran Darrell D. Collins Unaccompanied Veteran Burial

SSGT Collins is not expected to have any next-of-kin attend his burial. Please help us spread the word and ensure that this U.S. Marine Veteran is not buried alone. Members of the Killeen community are encouraged to attend.

SSGT Collins will receive military honors. If no next-of-kin is present at the burial, a Veterans Land Board Representative will accept the United States flag on his behalf.

The Texas Veterans Land Board works with the local communities and fellow Veterans service organizations to ensure that NO Veteran is EVER left behind.

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