impact on MRS

MRS Honors at Fort Snelling were
suspended from March 2020 to June 2020.
For the first time since their inception in 1979,
MRS missed scheduled military funerals.  

(click here) MRS disappointment described by this letter.   

If you planning for a military funeral,
click here for VA defined COVID restrictions

For Minnesota State specific restrictions details for
Ft. Snelling funerals,
click here to contact admin.
MRS Suspended
MRS Honors Guard Services at Fort Snelling and 
100+ National Cemeteries Honors Services were suspended. 
The VA National Cemetery Administration implemented
the suspension in late March 2020. 
MRS Resumes
Honor Guard services were resumed on June 2020 after
COVID operational procedures were developed. 

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on Funeral COVID restrictions.