Santa Fe National Cemetery Director Jared D. Howard Named Director of Fort Rosecrans, Miramar National Cemeteries
Jared D. Howard, former director of Santa Fe National Cemetery, has been named director of the Fort Rosecrans and Miramar National Cemeteries, effective Sept. 29, 2019. He will be responsible for all burial, maintenance, and administrative operations at both facilities.
Howard served as director of the Santa Fe cemetery from August 2017, and as the assistant director of that facility from August 2016. He also oversaw all operations at Fort Bayard National Cemetery in Silver City, N.M.
Howard is a graduate of the National Cemetery Administration’s yearlong Cemetery Director Intern Program. He joined NCA in November 2010 as a cemetery caretaker at the Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent, Wash.
He later served as the caretaker supervisor at the Keokuk National Cemetery in Keokuk, Iowa. He also was responsible for Quincy National Cemetery, a satellite cemetery in the Rock Island National Cemetery Complex.
Howard served six years in the U.S. Army Field Artillery, and was deployed in Iraq from 2003 until 2004.
“The Board of Directors of the Miramar National Cemetery Support Foundation looks forward to welcoming Director Jared Howard to San Diego and developing a good working relationship with him,” said Charlie Inot, Board President & CEO.