The link below provides an overview of the burial benefits provided by the VA
Scheduling of a burial at a Department of Veterans Affairs National Cemetery
Headstones, Markers, and Medallions
Presidential Memorial Certificates
Department of Defense Military Funeral Honors Program
The link below provides an overview of the burial benefits that the Department of Defense provides.
The law mandates the rendering of Military Funeral Honors for an eligible veteran if requested by the family. The honor detail will, at a minimum, perform a ceremony that includes the folding and presenting of the American flag to the next of kin and the playing of Taps. Taps will be played by a bugler, if available, or by electronic recording.
Finding a funeral director in your area
Burial Benefits for Texas Veterans (For Texas State Cemeteries)
* No Charge
2377 N. Stemmons Fwy., Suite 631 Box 1
We strongly advise applicants to consult with the County Veterans Service Office prior to submitting this application. We can assist the widow in completing the application and acquiring supporting documents. This may help to reduce delays in receiving benefits or preventing the denial of benefits.