Sylvan Springs Park http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Veterans Hope For Deal To Expand Jefferson Barracks http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/veterans-hope-deal-expand-jefferson-barracks <p>Local veterans say they're hopeful that a deal can be worked out to expand Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.</p><p>The cemetery in south St. Louis County was established in 1826 and veterans groups say it could be filled by 2025. They've asked local politicians and governments to support giving nearby Sylvan Springs Park to the federal government for an expansion of Jefferson Barracks.</p><p>Mike LeBlanc is a Vietnam War veteran who helped coordinate the lobbying efforts.</p> Mon, 20 May 2013 13:37:45 +0000 Bill Raack 26545 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Veterans Hope For Deal To Expand Jefferson Barracks