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Alameda: Navy turns over land for veterans clinic, national cemetery

Published Nov 4 2014




The clinic and columbarium will take up 112 acres of the overall site, which is in the northwest of the former Navy base and offers a sweeping view of the San Francisco skyline.

ALAMEDA — Efforts to build a national cemetery and an outpatient clinic to serve local veterans at the former Alameda Naval Air Station reached a milestone Mon when the America…

Navy transferred 624 acres for the $210 mill. project to the Department of Veterans Affairs.


«…Valley National Cemetery in Dixon, a location nearly 100 miles from where some lived.»
The national cemetery, which will be a columbarium only, will eventually property the remains of 300,000 veterans.

While no groundbreaking date has been announced, the construction will take place in phases.


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