Military Funeral Honors
Enlisted service members interred/inurned at Arlington National Cemetery will receive honors provided by the decedent's branch of service.
These military funeral honors include:
A casket team (body bearers / pall bearers)
A firing party
The cemetery staff will make arrangements for military funeral honors when requested by the next of kin. A military chaplain may also be requested.
Please Note: In accordance with guidance from the Secretary of the Army (SecArmy Memorandum, Subject: Funeral Honors at Arlington National Cemetery for Soldiers Who Die as a Result of Wounds Received in Action, dated 2 January 2009), all service members who die from wounds received as a result of enemy action and are being interred, inurned, or memorialized at Arlington National Cemetery, are eligible to receive military funeral honors with funeral escort.