Full military honors for 27 veterans laid to rest in Marana - Tucson News Now

Full military honors for 27 veterans laid to rest in Marana

(Source: https://dvs.az.gov/arizona-veterans-memorial-cemetery-marana) (Source: https://dvs.az.gov/arizona-veterans-memorial-cemetery-marana)
MARANA, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

They locate, identity and honor veterans twice a month. Today, the group Missing in America Project buried 27 men. They represent the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps. They were buried at the new Arizona Veterans Memorials Cemetery in Marana.

M.I.A.P. says a lot of veterans will become homeless or distance themselves from their family. These vets die and sometimes are left at the funeral home until they're claimed. Sometimes it takes many years to claim the individuals.

If families don't know about the death of their loved one. MIAP steps in and makes sure the vet is buried with honors.

If you would like to learn more about M.I.A.P. Click here.

Copyright 2016 Tucson News Now. All rights reserved.

  • Local newsMore>>

  • UPDATE: Brush fire south of Sierra Vista contained

    UPDATE: Brush fire south of Sierra Vista contained

    Sunday, April 23 2017 12:52 PM EDT2017-04-23 16:52:10 GMT

    Crews are battling a brush fire south of Sierra Vista on Saturday afternoon, according to Carol Capas, public information officer for Cochise County Sheriff's Office.

    Crews are battling a brush fire south of Sierra Vista on Saturday afternoon, according to Carol Capas, public information officer for Cochise County Sheriff's Office.

  • Reward for info on death of Tucson man goes up to $2,500

    Reward for info on death of Tucson man goes up to $2,500

    Sunday, April 23 2017 1:46 AM EDT2017-04-23 05:46:55 GMT
    The reward for information that leads to an arrest is now $2,500 (Source: Tucson News Now).The reward for information that leads to an arrest is now $2,500 (Source: Tucson News Now).

    The reward for information on the death of a Tucson man who was beaten to death outside of a convenience store in 2011 has gone up from $1,000 to $2,500.

    The reward for information on the death of a Tucson man who was beaten to death outside of a convenience store in 2011 has gone up from $1,000 to $2,500, according to the local advocacy and support group Homicide Survivors, Inc.

  • Police: man shot while trying to steal car

    Police: man shot while trying to steal car

    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:47 PM EDT2017-04-23 01:47:26 GMT

    Tucson police say a man was shot after trying to steal a car in the 2800 block of East Manchester Street.

    Tucson police say a man was shot after trying to steal a car in the 2800 block of East Manchester Street.

  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • Mother accused of faking son's death

    Mother accused of faking son's death

    Sunday, April 23 2017 5:58 AM EDT2017-04-23 09:58:19 GMT
    Sunday, April 23 2017 5:58 AM EDT2017-04-23 09:58:19 GMT

    The mother allegedly convinced the public and her son himself that the 10-year-old was terminally ill in a ploy to get money.

    The mother allegedly convinced the public and her son himself that the 10-year-old was terminally ill in a ploy to get money.

  • VIDEO: Girl rescued after falling out of bus

    VIDEO: Girl rescued after falling out of bus

    Sunday, April 23 2017 3:48 AM EDT2017-04-23 07:48:55 GMT
    Sunday, April 23 2017 3:48 AM EDT2017-04-23 07:48:55 GMT

    The 4-year-old has a broken jaw and will need surgery, but she is expected to be OK, her mother says.

    The 4-year-old has a broken jaw and will need surgery, but she is expected to be OK, her mother says.

  • Fight between TX cashiers caught on video

    Fight between TX cashiers caught on video

    Sunday, April 23 2017 7:28 AM EDT2017-04-23 11:28:42 GMT
    Sunday, April 23 2017 7:28 AM EDT2017-04-23 11:28:42 GMT

    The mother of one of the employees says her daughter was being bullied by the other woman, and management didn’t help.

    The mother of one of the employees says her daughter was being bullied by the other woman, and management didn’t help.

Powered by Frankly