Fort Knox, KY – Construction of the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery near Fort Knox is now paid for.
A U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs undersecretary presented a symbolic check for $8.5 million to the state Friday. The check represents the federal funding set aside for construction of the cemetery.
It's the second veterans' cemetery to be built in Kentucky. Construction began is November on 99 acres and is expected to be finished in the summer of 2007.