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    MFH Regulations:
Title 10, United States Code, Section 1491: Funeral Honors Functions at Funeral for Veterans.
DoD Funeral Honors 041999: Report to Congress on Military Funeral Honors for Veterans.
DoD Directive 1300.15: Directs the Military Departments to provide "appropriate tribute within the constraints of available resources."

Other Helpful Sites:
Patriot Guard: "Standing for those who stood for us."
Bugles Across America: Founded in 2000, Tom Day leads this prestigious program with volunteers dedicated to providing taps to augment military services.
Bagpipers: Bagpipes at Funerals and Memorials are available in almost any state.
Tomb of the Unknown Soldier: Interesting facts and history about this historic tomb.
Request your DD Form 214: A document helpful in proving military service.
Department of Veterans Affairs: A helpful website that familiarizes you with benefits, services, health and well-being, and burials and memorials.
Burial Flag Request Form: You can turn this form in to the nearest Postmaster to receive your flag.
Flyover Request Form: If you believe your loved one may be entitled to a military fly over, click here.
Military Funeral Honors: Customs & Traditions.
Taps: A website with extensive information regarding Taps created by Jari Villanueva.