COVID

impact on
MRS

The MRS Honors at Fort Snelling were suspended in March 2020. For the first time since their inception in 1979, MRS missed a scheduled military funeral.  The Squads were  very disappointed as
(click here) described by this letter.   

MRS
Suspended
MRS Honors Guard Services at Fort Snelling and more than 800 services at National Cemeteries were suspended.  The VA National Cemetery Administration implemented the suspension in late March 2020. 
MRS
Resumes
US Honor Guard services were resumed with limited operations in June 2020. 
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for details of the COVID restrictions.
Public funeral
attendance

If planning for a military funeral, click here for VA defined COVID restrictions.  For Minn. State specific restrictions at Ft. Snelling funerals, click here to contact admin for details.