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Military Funeral Honors

Military Funeral Honors are available for an eligible veteran, free of charge, if requested by the family.

Burial Allowance

VA burial allowances are partial reimbursements of an eligible veteran's burial and funeral costs.

Burial Flags

VA provides an American flag for services, and a flag to be given to the next of kin or a close associate of the deceased.

Finance Issues

The following information is presented to assist you in planning for, or dealing with, one of life's most unpleasant times.

Burial Preparations

Burial preparation is a sensitive subject, but you should be aware of your burial benefits before you need them.

Memorial Plots

For a veteran whose remains aren't available for burial VA will provide a plot and headstone or marker in a national cemetery...

State Veteran Cemeteries

Many states have state veterans cemeteries. Find out about the locations and eligibility requirements for your state.

Retiree Burial Benefits

Though it isn't appealing to consider, as a retired servicemember it's important to know about your mortuary and burial benef...

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