Cemetery Setting

Located on the former Fort Ord Military Base, encompassing approximately 178 acres at the intersection of Normandy and Parker Flats Road, the Central Coast Veterans Cemetery will provide for the burial needs of area Veterans for the next 100 years.  The Cemetery Master Plan provides for fitting tribute to our regional Veterans while integrating with…

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How to Build a Cemetery

Preliminary Design: Master plan for Cemetery created with input from regional Veterans through the Veterans Cemetery Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC). Endowment Fund: Through the legislative action of California Assembly Bill 3035, establish an endowment fund for the provision of ongoing maintenance and operations costs of the Veterans Cemetery.  Revised calculations from the California Department of…

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Goals & Objectives

Goal:  Provide dignified, environmentally site-sensitive burial accommodations and infrastructure to support activities which honor and respect Veterans. Objectives:  For the next 20 years, serve the interment needs of approximately 100,000 Veterans residing within a 75 mile radius from the Cemetery; which radius includes the counties of Monterey, Santa Cruz, San Benito, and Santa Clara. Provide…

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Master Plan

Cemetery: Approximately 79 acres of the total site is designated for the Cemetery, ensuring 100 years of available burials. Ancillary Facilities: Facilities which support Veterans’ activities and/or organizations that are not directly related to the functions of the Cemetery or are disallowed for funding under the guidelines of the Federal Cemetery Grant Program.  3.5 acres…

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