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Cemetery and Columbarium
panoramic view of cemetery

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is eligible to be buried at the US Naval Academy Cemetery? Who is eligible to be inurned in the Columbarium?
Please see Eligibility Requirements.

Who do I contact to make burial or inurnment arrangements?
Please see Contact.

Who are some of the famous people buried at the US Naval Academy Cemetery?
Please see Notable Monuments. The Notable Monuments page is not an exhaustive listing of the notables at the US Naval Academy Cemetery, but rather a sampling of such individuals.

Where is the US Naval Academy Cemetery located?
The Cemetery is located on the grounds of the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.

How can I visit the Cemetery and Columbarium?
Since the Cemetery and Columbarium are located on the grounds of the US Naval Academy, certain security restrictions must be adhered to in order to visit. Please see Visiting.

Where can I obtain a map of the US Naval Academy Cemetery?
To download a map of the cemetery use this link.
To download a plan of the columbarium use this link.

How large is the Cemetery?
The Cemetery (not including the land on which the Columbarium is located) is approximately 6.7 acres.

How large is the Columbarium?
The Columbarium contains 2,448 niches. The Columbarium was designed for expansion and will grow as the need arises.

Where can I find information on burial at sea?
You can find this information at

How do I request my military service record (DD form 214)?
Please see for instructions.
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