Unaccompanied Service Crownsville VA Cemetery Crownsville, Maryland January 27, 2023

The Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs (MDDVA) Cemetery Program hosted a dignified burial ceremony to honor and pay respects to three unaccompanied veterans.   An unaccompanied service means that the veteran’s family members would not be present at their burial service.  Veteran Service organizations, veterans, active-duty service members, local legislators, community organizations, as well as the general public were invited to attend.  Maryland Gold Star Mothers Stephanie White and Jeanette Middleton Sudano represented the Maryland Chapter at Crownsville Veterans Cemetery.   The following Veterans received Final Honors:

Name/Service/Rank/Dates of Service

SP5 Walter Popko – Army – 8/12/1966-5/8/1969

PVT Isaac Jacobs –   Army – 10/5/1955-10/2/1957

PVT2 Andrew Eaddy – Army – 1/1/49-12/12/1952

The promise” Never to Forget” the selfless service and sacrifice of our Heroes was kept.