Puerto Rico National Cemetery - Bayamon, Puerto Rico
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 18° 24.630 W 066° 10.182
19Q E 799020 N 2037936
The cemetery serves over 150,000 veterans in Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, the Caribbean Region, and Central and South America. It is on 108.2 acres and has over 1,900 burials are conducted each year.
Waymark Code: WM1954X
Location: Puerto Rico
Date Posted: 11/26/2023
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
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Their are three Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients buried in the cemetery.

Medal of Honor Recipients:
The Medal of Honor is the highest award for valor in action against an enemy force that can be bestowed upon an individual serving in the Armed Services of the United States. Recipients receive the Medal of Honor from the president on behalf of Congress. It was first awarded during the Civil War and eligibility criteria for the Medal of Honor have changed over time.
City, Town, or Parish / State / Country: Bayamon, Puerto Rico

Approximate number of graves: 150,000

Cemetery Status: Active

Cemetery Website: [Web Link]

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