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Public invited to unaccompanied veteran burial

Posted at 1:34 PM, Oct 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-16 19:30:29-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — United States Navy Veteran Richard Scott will be be buried tomorrow.

The public is invited to the unaccompanied veteran burial on Wednesday Oct. 16 at 11 am.

"Mr. Scott has no known next-of-kin and the public is invited to help us ensure that he is not buried alone. We do NOT leave Texas Veterans behind 🇺🇸," their event page says.

According to the Texas Veterans Land Board, Scott served in the United States Navy from Feb. 24, 1970 to Oct. 16, 1972. He specialized in fire fighting and revived a National Defense Service Medal during his service,

Scott will be be given full military honors at the Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery at 9974 IH 37 Access Road, Corpus Christi, TX 78410.