Albany Stratton Medical Center Update

Situation Update
As of Friday, June 18, 2021 10:17 AM EDT

The Albany VA Medical Center and Community Based Outpatient Clinics are operational with limited services.

If you are experiencing...

Pre-Qualifying for Internment at SNC

Included here is an article, reprinted by the American Legion Magazine, May 2020 which describes some of your benefits due to our service in the armed services. Among them is the burial in a...

Raymond R. Wright

Wright joined the Army from his birth city of Moriah, New York, and by May 2, 1967 was serving as a Specialist Four in Company A of the 3d Battalion, 60th Infantry Regiment, 9th Infantry Division....

USS Slater Museum Opens April 7

During World War II, 563 Destroyer Escorts battled Nazi U-boats on the Atlantic protecting convoys of men and material. In the Pacific they stood in line to defend naval task forces from Japanese...

The Last Fighter Pilot

WW II "Last Fighter Pilot" Capt. Jerry Yellin on War and Survival

Captain Jerry Yellin (whose story is told in the new book THE LAST FIGHTER PILOT) was a P-51 fighter pilot stationed in Iwo...

Medal of Honor Recipients

There are (3) recipients of the Medal of Honor interred here at the Saratoga National Cemetery.  We will profile each of them and honor their sacrifice through their service.

Peter J....

The Saga of Taps, An American Bugle Call

Taps, the unmistakable bugle melody that has signaled day’s end for our military for more than 150 years, is perhaps best known as a song of mourning and as the final tribute at funerals for...