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AUTHORITY:10 U.S.C. 5041, Headquarters, Marine Corps; 42 U.S.C. 10606 as implemented by DoD Instruction 1030.1, Victim and Witness Assistance Procedures; and E.O. 9397 (SSN) SORN number M01070-6 View/Article/570626/m01070-6/

PURPOSE: To assist officials and employees of the U.S. Marine Corps in the management, supervision, and administration of Marine Corps personnel (officer and enlisted), and the operations of related personnel affairs and functions.

ROUTINE USES: In addition to those disclosures generally permitted under 5 U.S.C. 552a(b) of the Privacy Act, these records or information contained therein may specifically be disclosed outside the DoD as a routine use pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(b)(3) as follows: To officials and employees of the Sergeants at Arms of the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate in the performance of official duties related to the verification of Marine Corps service. Access will be limited to those portions of the member's record required to verify service time, active, and reserve. To officials and employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Health and Human Services, and Selective Service Administration in the performance of their official duties related to eligibility, notification, and assistance in obtaining benefits by members and former members of the Marine Corps.

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


The public reporting burden for this collection of information, NAVMC 11737, is estimated to average 20 minutes per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, gathering required documentation and entering it onto the form. Send comments regarding the burden estimate to the Department of Defense, Washington Headquarters Services, at . Respondents should be aware that notwithstanding any other provision of law, no person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information if it does not display a currently valid OMB control number


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  1. Download the Funeral Honors Request Form
    (NAVMC 11737) <--Right click on the link, download to your system, open with Adobe.

  2. Fill out all information pertaining to this service on Funeral Honors Request Form.

  3. Save Funeral Honors Request Form to your computer by the Last Name of Marine.
    (***Due to compatibility issues with different types of Adobe software, you may not be able to save the form. If this happens, please use the fill and print option.)

  4. Attach completed Funeral Honors Request Form to an email. Please include the Deceased Name and date of service in the subject line of the email.  

  5. Scan and/or attach copy of proof of honorable service (DD214, Honorable Discharge Certificate, or Dept of Veterans Affairs Letter) to the email.

  6. Email or FAX the Funeral Honors Request Form and proof of honorable service to the below:
    Fax: (703) 432-9248

  7. Once your request for honors is received, a Marine Corps Funeral Honors Clerk will call you to verify the date and time of service, input the SSN of the Deceased Marine, and verify proof of honorable service.

***HQMC Funeral Honors requests this form to be submitted at a minimum of 7 days prior to the date of service. However, if Funeral Honors are being requested within 24 hours or after normal business hours, please contact HQMC directly at 1-866-826-3628.  We do not guarantee next-day or same-day service requests. 

If you have any questions, please contact Marine Corps Funeral Honors at:

HQMC Funeral Honors

Building 2008, Rm 147

Quantico Va, 22134

Phone: 1-866-826-3628

Fax: (703) 432-9248


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