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Legislation to restore Mare Island Naval Cemetery becomes a law

Legislation to restore Mare Island Naval Cemetery becomes a law
Mare Island is the oldest naval cemetery on the West Coast and has been designated as a National Historic Landmark. It has three Medal of Honor recipients — James Cooney, Alexander Parker and William Halford.

Legislation to restore Mare Island Naval Cemetery becomes a law VALLEJO, Calif.(Tribune News Service) — The new year has already been a positive one for the Mare Island Naval Cemetery.Helena, announced that his legislation to repair and maintain the Mare Island Naval Cemetery in Vallejo has officially become law."The Mare Island Naval Cemetery is a historic place, the final resting place for hundreds of our nation's service members.

" The Fiscal Year 21 National Defense Authorization Act includes Section 9107, a provision that starts the one- to two-year process to transfer the Mare Island Naval Cemetery.In December, Thompson announced that his legislation to repair and maintain the Mare Island Naval Cemetery had been included in the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Conference Report.

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