Title 38

SECTION 38.602

38.602 Names for national cemeteries and features.

§ 38.602 Names for national cemeteries and features.

(a) Responsibility. The Secretary is responsible for naming national cemeteries. The Under Secretary for Memorial Affairs, is responsible for naming activities and features therein, such as drives, walks, or special structures.

(b) Basis for names. The names of national cemetery activities may be based on physical and area characteristics, the nearest important city (town), or a historical characteristic related to the area. Newly constructed interior thoroughfares for vehicular traffic in national cemetery activities will be known as drives. To facilitate location of graves by visitors, drives will be named after cities, counties or States or after historically notable persons, places or events.