The History of Military Funerals- Find out how each tradition began.
Military Funeral Traditions- Find out what each custom is and why.
Veteran's Burial Benefits- Do you or your loved one qualify?
National Cemeteries- Information and Locations
Veteran's Administration- How to contact the V.A.
Military Memorials- Memorials and markers for veterans
Memorial Day- The day to honor the fallen
Veteran's Day- How and Where to honor Veterans
FAQ's- The most frequently asked Military Funeral questions
|Military Funeral Honors
"Honoring Those Who Served"
The Department of Defense (DOD) is responsible for providing military funeral
honors to veterans who have defended our nation.
Eligible veterans receive a military funeral honors ceremony, to include folding and
presenting the United States burial flag and the playing of Taps. The law defines a
military funeral honors detail as consisting of two or more uniformed military
persons, with at least one being a member of the veteran's parent service of the
To arrange military funeral honors, contact your local funeral consultant or funeral
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