Greta Hamilton

Air Force Veteran Greta L. Hamilton is New Director at Fort Rosecrans and
Miramar National Cemeteries

Greta L. Hamilton, a retired U.S. Air Force officer, has assumed duties as director of the Fort Rosecrans and Miramar National Cemeteries. Most recently director of the Omaha National Cemetery Complex, she took up her post in San Diego in March.

As Director of San Diego’s Veterans Administration cemeteries, Hamilton is responsible for all burials, maintenance, and administrative operations at Fort Rosecrans and Miramar. In one of her earlier assignments, she was Assistant Director at Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, Calif.

“We’re extremely excited to welcome Director Hamilton to her new post,” said Sallay Kim, President & CEO of the Miramar National Cemetery Support Foundation. “We look forward to continuing a strong relationship with Greta and her staff geared toward the betterment and beautification of the cemetery.”

In Nebraska, Hamilton was responsible for activities of both the Omaha and Fort McPherson National Cemeteries. Prior to that assignment, she had served as Assistant Director at the National Cemetery Scheduling Office (NCSO), where she assisted the NCSO Director with all scheduling and eligibility activities, including pre-need determinations for veterans and family members.

Hamilton joined the Veterans Benefits Administration in 2010 as a claims examiner. In 2013, she graduated from the National Cemetery Administration’s comprehensive yearlong Cemetery Director Intern Program. Assignments followed as Director of Marion National Cemetery in Marion, Ind., and as Assistant Director at South Florida National Cemetery in Lake Worth, Fla.

Hamilton holds a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from East Carolina University in Greenville. N.C. She also earned a Master of Arts in Human Relations from Oklahoma University, and a Master of Arts in Cultures Studies from Washington University in St. Louis. 

Hamilton served in the Air Force for 20 years, retiring as a major. Her duties included logistics, education and contracting positions. 

By Bill Heard, PIO

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