This guide was designed to give you a clear idea of how the Department of Defense will assist you from your first meeting with your casualty assistance officer. It covers the planning and details of the funeral or memorial service and continues through the application and processing of all benefits and entitlements.
The death of a service member is an occasion to honor that person's memory, thank them for their sacrifice and provide comfort and support to survivors. To ensure that fallen service members receive dignified burial services and recognition and to help care for survivors in their time of loss, the Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense offer many valuable and meaningful benefits.
INSTALLATION PROGRAM DIRECTORY