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    Military Funeral Honors
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    The rendering of Military Funeral Honors for an eligible veteran, free of charge, is mandated by law. An honor guard detail for...
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    Burial Allowance
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    VA burial allowances are monetary allowances paid to eligible veteran's family to help defray burial and funeral costs.  VA wi...
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    Headstones and Markers
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    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) furnishes upon request, at no charge to the applicant, a Government headstone or marker...
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    Arlington National Cemetery
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    Since May of 1864, Arlington National Cemetery has served as the nation's premier military cemetery and shrine honoring those m...
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    Military Funerals: Honoring the Honorable
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    Experiencing the death of a loved one is something that we all must face during our lifetimes. If you have ever attended a mili...
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    Burial Flags
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    A United States flag is provided, at no cost, to drape the casket or accompany the urn of a deceased Veteran who served honorab...
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    Burial Allowance
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    VA burial allowances are monetary allowances paid to eligible veteran's family to help defray burial and funeral costs.  VA wi...
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    Burial Preparations
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    Burial preparation is a sensitive subject, but as a servicemember, veteran, or military family member you should be aware of yo...
  •   The grave of William Arthur Smith Jr. at Arlington National Cemetery. (Meredith Tibbetts/Stars and Stripes)
    VA National Cemetery Burial Eligibility
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    VA national cemetery directors have the primary responsibility for verifying eligibility for burial in VA national cemeteries. ...
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    National Cemeteries
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    urial benefits available include a gravesite in any of the 131 national cemeteries with available space, opening and closing of...
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    Memorial Plots
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    To memorialize an eligible veteran whose remains are not available for burial VA will provide a plot and headstone or marker in...
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