Killeen: Carter secures $2 million for veterans cemetery

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KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) Central Texas Rep. John Carter, R-Round Rock, has secured a $2 million grant from the Department of Veterans Affairs for improvements at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen.

“The Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery provides a reverent final resting place for Central Texans who have faithfully devoted their lives to defending our freedoms,” Carter said in a statement Wednesday.

“These important improvements to the Veterans Cemetery will cover over 10 acres, and serve 150,000 veterans who have called Central Texas home.”