Volunteer Opportunities: Washington State Veterans Cemetery

Bugler_2_0You can help the veterans and their families at the Washington State Veterans Cemetery (located 3 miles west of Fairchild Air Force Base). The staff is recruiting volunteers in the following categories:

  • Taps Bugler Trumpet or bugle.
  • Honor Guard, Rifle Honors Team Help provide veterans rifle salute.
  • Ladies and Gentlemen of the State Veterans Cemetery Offer condolences to next-of-kin on behalf of the Governor and the military family.
  • Cortege Driver Usher family and guests from designated parking area to the committal shelter for services.
  • Minister Lead committal services in prayer.
  • General Volunteers There are many other ways to volunteer.
  • Photographer ¬†Photograph Special Events (Memorial Day, Wreaths Across America).
Please contact the Cemetery staff for additional information or to coordinate training.
Washington State Department of Veteran’s Affairs
1-800-562-2308
1102 Quince St SE
PO Box 41150
Olympia, WA 98504-1150

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