The Department of Defense provides members of the military community access to a Military Funeral Honors Directory on the Military OneSource website.
The interactive online directory allows funeral planners, veterans, family members, or anyone arranging for military funeral honors to locate the appropriate service representative.
Anyone can use the online directory to look up a military funeral honors representative by service and state.
This resource also includes information on how to arrange for military funeral honors in overseas locations.
“The rendering of military funeral honors is an important way we show our deep gratitude to those who have faithfully served our country,” said Deborah Skillman, director of DOD’s Casualty and Mortuary Affairs office.
“We are pleased to provide this online directory and valuable content, so families can easily arrange for this final tribute and ceremonial paying of respect for their loved ones.”
The department’s Casualty Assistance Program makes sure that military families have support in their time of need, including understanding all benefits and other forms of assistance.
Although the term “casualty” is usually associated with death, casualty support to eligible family members also means support after injury and illness, and when a service member is missing.