A number of people are not aware that military honors services are obtainable
to all veterans despite of rank or location of burial. The military does
not require payment for these services. We will do the best to arrange
as many honors as possible. We consider the ordering of military honors
a high order of business. At this time, we make all honor service request
through The Florida National Cemetery. Military honors will be performed
as long as honor team members are available. Because of limited and restricted
personnel we sometimes use an honors team from groups such as a local
An entitled deceased veteran's family member will be given a flag. The
Veteran must have an honorable discharged. Flag is folded and presented
to. We will acquire flag for presentation.
to play "taps"
Lone soldier plays "taps".
7 soldiers fire 3 volleys of ammunition. Cannot guaranteed this service.
in National Cemetery.
All honorably discharged veterans are permitted without charge a grave
space for the veteran, spouse and dependent children. Certain conditions
to be met:
discharged veteran serving any length of time before 9/7/80.
Veterans entering service after this time must serve 24 months of continuous
active duty or for the full time for which the person was called to active
cemetery services and merchandise are also free.
Headstone or Marker.
At National Cemetery, veteran, spouse and dependent children receive at
no cost a headstone. If burial is in a private cemetery, government will
supply a simple marker for the veteran only, if the grave is not marked.