Marines


Funeral Honors Form
This is the Marine Corps Funeral Honors online request form. Please fill out the information provided to request Marine Corps funeral honors.
Funeral Honors Online Request Form

Headquarters Marine Corps

 

Instructions for filling in form:

- Please fill in the below information and hit the submit button. Upon successful submission, you will be redirected to a confirmation page. You will also receive a confirmation email within 15 minutes of submitting your request. If you do not receive an email confirming your request, please call us directly.
- Once submitted, please email proof of Honorable Service (DD214, Honorable Discharge Certificate, or -Dept of Veterans Affairs Letter) to our funeral.honors@usmc.mil inbox.
- Please include the Deceased Name and date of service in the subject line of the email.
- Once your request for honors is received, a Marine Corps Funeral Honors Clerk will call you (within 72 hours) to verify the date and time of service, input the SSN of the Deceased Marine, and verify proof of honorable service.

If you have any questions, concerns, or updates,  please contact us directly. Thank you for your time and we look forward to speaking with you.





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Use either of the below URLs to find the Military honors location.

www.findagrave.com

https://www.maps.google.com

 

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Requirements for a Fly-Over (per SECNAVINST 5720.44C)
a. Active duty aeronautically designated aviation officers and personnel
(including reserve officers on active duty).
b. Active duty aeronautically designated aviation personnel (including
reserve personnel on active duty) when involved in an aviation-related
accident.
c. Active duty personnel taking courses of instruction leading to an
aeronautical designation, when involved in an aviation-related accident.
d. Any active duty or retired flag officer.
e. Retired U.S. Armed Forces war heroes (recipients of the Silver Star or
higher).
f. Dignitaries of the Armed Forces or Federal Government as appropriate.

"Honors can only be requested 7 days
prior to the date of the military honors.  You will receive a confirmation
call within 72-96 hours prior to the date of the honors".

PRIVACY ACT STATEMENT

In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974 (Public Law 93-579), this notice informs you of the purpose for collection of information on this form. Please read it before completing the form.

AUTHORITY: 10 U.S.C 3013, Secretary of the Army, 10 U.S.C. 5013, Secretary of the Navy, 10 U.S.C. 5043, Commandant of the Marine Corps, 10 U.S.C. 8013, Secretary of the Air Force; 44 U.S.C. 3101, Records Management by Federal Agencies; DoDD 1300.15, Military Funeral Support; DoDD 1300.22, Mortuary Affairs Policy; DoDI 1300.18, Personnel Casualty Matters, Policies, and Procedures; E.O. 9397 (SSN), as amended; and SORN A0600-8-1c AHRC DoD.

PRINCIPAL PURPOSE: The primary purpose of this form is to obtain information to conduct and support funeral honors for deceased Marine Corps personnel.

ROUTINE USES: Information may be accessed by Marine Corps personnel with a need to know in order to meet the purpose. Information may be disclosed to individuals and organizations authorized to provide services to the individual. A complete list and explanation of the applicable routine uses is published in the authorizing SORN available at: https://dpcld.defense.gov/Privacy/SORNsIndex/DOD-wide-SORN-Article-View/Article/570058/a0600-8-1cahrc-dod/.

DISCLOSURE: Voluntary. However, failure to provide the requested information may result in a delay in the provision of funeral honors for the deceased service member.

RECORD MANAGEMENT: This form shall be managed in accordance with record schedule 5360.2a, "Death and Funeral Records" of SECNAV M-5210.1.

Headquarters Marine Corps