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.
Smaller, more subdued ceremonies are planned nationwide.
Active duty members, Selected Reserve, and honorably discharged veterans qualify for military honors at their funeral.
If you think living is expensive, try dying.
As a retired servicemember it's important to know about your mortuary and burial benefits.
It's not something we like to think about, but it's a benefit you earned.
Military Funeral Honors are available for an eligible veteran, free of charge, if requested by the family.
The VA provides headstones and markers for the graves of veterans anywhere in the world.
Burial preparation is a sensitive subject, but you should be aware of your burial benefits before you need them.
Help avoid delays in assistance and the unpleasant issues that may arise when dealing with the loss of a loved one.
The AAV, which sank after taking on water while training, had 16 troops aboard in total.
The changes will affect all who are enrolled, including current veterans and caregivers.
The move will mark a substantial increase in the number of fully manned divisions that the Army can deploy.
Discrimination, conscious or not, often starts during maternity leave.
The shooting was an act of self-defense, the soldier's attorney says.