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Military Honors
The tradition of providing Military Funeral Honors, in some form, began in ancient Greece and Rome. The funeral honors protocol of today traces its roots to these ancient ceremonies as well as to historical American experiences. Continue the legacy, learn how to become a participant by navigating to the National Guard's Military Funeral Honors website.

 Funeral Honors

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Military Funeral honors is a proud part of the National Guard Mission.  

We conduct over 2,000 funerals a year, in all 100 counties of North Carolina and on special occasion other states.


Tri-fold handout explaining the NC ARNG Military Funeral Honors program.


Honors performed by the NC ARNG Military Funeral Honors program.


NCNG Funeral Honors request sheet to fax to 704-972-6227 or email with DD 214 or other documents for proof of eligibility.


Proof of military service request form used to obtain a document for proof of military service.


Urgent burial request explaining how to receive proof of eligibility quickly for a deceased service member .


Flag for burial purpose form used to receive flag from US Post Office or other issue point.


Right of First Refusal Verification form to show parent branch is unable to support request for honors.

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