SF State to Research National Cemetery Veterans

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

BLACK HILLS (SOUTH DAKOTA) PIONEER -- A contract was awarded to Black Hills State University by the Department of Veterans Affairs National Cemetery Administration to research the stories of the veterans interred at the Black Hills National Cemetery.

The contract, amounting to $73,993, will enlist the research services of several professors and instructors, as well as students at BHSU. The staff and students will research the service history of some of the veterans interred at the cemetery and the circumstances of their service.

The research contract is part of the Veterans Legacy Program, which has also awarded contracts to San Francisco State University and University of Central Florida for research into other national cemeteries.