Military Funeral Infographic, FYI for family members, unit needs and reference.

Military Funeral Infographic

Military Funeral Infographic, FYI for family members, unit needs and reference.

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

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

"Black Jack" was a Riderless Horse who walked in over a thousand military funeral processions between 1952 and 1976, including those of Presidents John F. Kennedy, Herbert Hoover, Lyndon B. Johnson, and General Douglas MacArthur. Black Jack died after 24 years of service at age 29, and is one of two horses in United States history to be buried with Full Military Honors.

Customs and Traditions Surrounding Military Funeral Honors

"Black Jack" was a Riderless Horse who walked in over a thousand military funeral processions between 1952 and 1976, including those of Presidents John F. Kennedy, Herbert Hoover, Lyndon B. Johnson, and General Douglas MacArthur. Black Jack died after 24 years of service at age 29, and is one of two horses in United States history to be buried with Full Military Honors.

A Final Salute: Know The Symbolism Behind Military Funerals

A Final Salute: Know The Symbolism Behind Military Funerals

TAPS:  When Did the Playing of TAPS Become an Official Part of the Honors Received at a Military Funeral?

TAPS: An Official Part of Honors Received at a Military Funeral

TAPS: When Did the Playing of TAPS Become an Official Part of the Honors Received at a Military Funeral?

A member of the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard stands vigil following Brig. Gen. Robinson "Robbie" Risner's full honors military funeral at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va., Jan. 23, 2014. Risner was the Air Force's 20th Ace and and survived seven and a half years of captivity as a Prisoner of War (POW) in Hoa Lo Prison, a.k.a the Hanoi Hilton. during the Vietnam War. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jim Varhegyi)

A member of the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard stands vigil following Brig. Gen. Robinson "Robbie" Risner's full honors military funeral at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va., Jan. 23, 2014. Risner was the Air Force's 20th Ace and and survived seven and a half years of captivity as a Prisoner of War (POW) in Hoa Lo Prison, a.k.a the Hanoi Hilton. during the Vietnam War. (U.S. Air Force photo/Jim Varhegyi)

Things to Write in Thank You Cards After a Funeral

Things to Write in Thank You Cards After a Funeral

Morticians, also known as funeral directors or undertakers, manage funeral homes and arrange the details of funerals. They can be responsible for meeting with families, embalming the dead and making ...

So you have the First Amendment right to protest military funerals? I invite you to start your protest in my front yard so we can see if your First Amendment right is better than my Second Amendment right.

So you have the First Amendment right to protest military funerals? I invite you to start your protest in my front yard so we can see if your First Amendment right is better than my Second Amendment right.

A military funeral. One of the most dignified, serious, and honorable experiences I have ever had when I attended my father's burial at Arlington National Cemetery. The American Military never forgets and always honors one of their own. A true band of brothers and sisters unlike any other.

A military funeral. One of the most dignified, serious, and honorable experiences I have ever had when I attended my father's burial at Arlington National Cemetery. The American Military never forgets and always honors one of their own. A true band of brothers and sisters unlike any other.

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