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Podcast Trilogy 13 Military Funerals

Published: November 8, 2021

Ideas on Creating a Personalized Military Funeral

Integrating military honors and benefits to a funeral can make a beautiful and moving service that will be remembered for years. In this podcast, Brian talks about how to celebrate the life of a veteran through specialized markers, taps, obituaries and even tribute videos. With COVID restrictions, it can be difficult to celebrate a life with a hybrid audience. Brian addresses ways to create an interactive memorial with both an in person and online audience for sharing of memories. He also gives ideas on how to create a life story through bringing items that the person wore, like their uniform, and displaying it along with hobbies and creative pieces such as their leather work or paintings. 

What are Military Funeral Rights

In honor of Veteran's day, Brian talks about the funeral rights of veterans. He covers military funeral honors, markers, headstones, and more. Brian also talks about what rights can only be performed at a national or state cemetery, and what can be done if the veteran chooses a private cemetery. Lastly, Brian covers how to apply for these benefits. 

How to Establish Eligibility for Military Benefits

In honor of Veterans Day, Brian focuses this trilogy on military funeral benefits. For this episode, Brian talks about who is eligible for funeral benefits, how to establish eligibility and what they are eligible for. 

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