A list of Michigan casualties from Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom is attached
The list is based on Department of Defense press releases announcing a loss of a service member whose home of record at the time of death was Michigan. The list also includes all losses from the Michigan National Guard regardless of their home of record.
The list is updated after each announced loss and posted at our website www.michigan.gov/veterans Scroll down to the History & Statistics section and click on the Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom Casualties link.
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You may search for burial locations of veterans and their family members in VA National Cemeteries, state veterans cemeteries, various other military and Department of Interior cemeteries, and for veterans buried in private cemeteries when the grave is marked with a government grave marker at the following URLhttp://gravelocator.cem.va.gov/j2ee/servlet/NGL_v1
The Nationwide Gravesite Locator includes burial records from many sources. These sources provide varied data; some searches may contain less information than others. Information on veterans buried in private cemeteries was collected for the purpose of furnishing government grave markers, and VA doesnot have information available for private cemetery burials prior to 1997.
Michigan's Governor signed into law, two Bills House Bills 5245 & 5246 that will allow funeral directors to release information of unclaimed cremated ashes. If any of these ashes are identified as being an honorably discharged Veteran, they will be entitled to interment in a state or national cemetery with full military honors.
Details of The Bills