Military Funeral Services 

HONORING THOSE WHO HAVE SERVED OUR COUNTRY

United States military veterans have earned the right to be buried or interred at the national cemetery of their choosing at no cost to their families.  Any veteran who has served two years active duty with an honorable discharge is qualified to receive this benefit.  It is our pleasure to coordinate these services at no additional charge.  All we need is a copy of the veteran's DD-214 (military discharge document), and we can work with you to plan the service that fits your family's needs.

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WITNESS INURNMENT OF CREMATED REMAINS

A few close family members may be witness the placement of the urn into a niche.  The family stands at the curb closest to the niche during placement.  No service or honors are performed.

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MILITARY HONORS CEREMONY FOR CREMATED REMAINS

A service with honors will take place at the committal shelter.  The cremated remains will be buried in ground or placed into a niche, without the family present, the following day.

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BURIAL WITH MILITARY HONORS

A service with honors will take place at the committal shelter.  The casket will be buried, without the family present, by the end of the day.

 

A flag may be collected by the family for folding during an honors ceremony. Flags are available at all US Postal Service Offices.


San Diego County National Cemeteries

 
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Ft. Rosecrans

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Miramar