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Funeral Honors Online Request Form
Funeral Honors Online Request Form

Headquarters Marine Corps


Form Instructions

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.




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





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
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
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 Disclosure

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 http://dpcld.defense.gov/Privacy/SORNsIndex/DOD-wide-SORN-Article- 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 whs.mc-alex.esd.mbx.dd-dod-informationcollections@mail.mil . 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