Information, Benefits & Services
Details and Forms for Planning a Military Funeral

The table below provides links to instructions and forms for approval
of a veterans burial at a
private or National Cemetery.   

It is Best to review all boxes.  If in a hurry, use the RED boxes below.  County Veteran Service Officers
provide burial assistance at NO COST.

  • Details: Click on pix in columns A, B, & C or underlined BLUE words.
  • Some table entries have 2 links, a picture and underlined blue words.
  • Table location 1A links to a Guide – optionally print as a reference.
  • Rows 1 thru 5 are related to military funeral planning.
    Rows 6 thru 8 provide related FYI information.
  <—- Columns A, B & C contain links to the details —->
How Do I…. A B C

Row 1
How to use

this table

Using a Private
Issues with Vet’s

Row 2
Must Have a
Personal Records

What To Do When…
Take It

Row 3
B4 Calling
Have This Info
Burial Benefits

with overview video
Apply for

Vet Benefits
Get Assistance

Row 4
You Select a
Funeral Home
or Cremation Svc

no link here
County Vet Srv Officers

Ft Snelling Ofc

All Cemeteries List
Find A Form

Row 5
What Form
Do I Need IF…

forms search 
Request Vet
Service Records


Information About…. A
Fort Snelling

Row 6
What to Expect

MRS Honors
Fort Snelling
Daily Burial
Fort Snelling

Preserve A

Row 7
Add Notes
for a Vets

Row 8
It is NOT a21 Gun Salute Kare-11 TV
history video

National Cmtry