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Sioux City, Iowa

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MILITARY FUNERAL HONORS

Has your Father, Mother, Grandfather, Grandmother, Uncle or Aunt served  in the United States Army, United States Air Force, United States Navy, United States Marines, United States Coast Guard or the United States Merchant Marines?

Did they serve during World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Lebanon, Granada, Panama, Gulf War or in the War on Terrorism periods of conflicts?  or Were they still serving?

If you answered YES!  to these two questions, then every Veteran who served Honorably, in any branch of the United States Armed Forces during these periods of conflict are entitled to an Honor Guard, Firing Party, the playing of Taps and the folding and presentation of the United States Flag.

A certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214) is essential if the Veteran or their family desires to be buried in a National Cemetery.

The American Legion Riders

Will provide a funeral escort for the qualified Veteran upon requests made through the appropriate authorities.

                                                              COORDINATE FUNERAL HONOR with MILITARY SERVICE

Suggestive Steps

1.   The funeral home is your first point of contact.  Inform them of your wishes and desires.
2.   Contact your county's Veterans Affairs office   -   Woodbury County  Veterans Affairs -   712-279-6605
3.   Contact your county's American Legion Post      -    Monahan-Nelson Post 64, Sioux City -  712-258-3986

        Additional Contacts:

                                    Iowa National Guard                                                                      515-252-4421
                                    US Army Casualty Assistance                                                800-626-3317
                                    US Navy Casualty Assistance                                                  360-315-3273
                                    US Air Force Casualty Assistance                                       800-433-0048
                                   US Marines Casulity Assistance                                            800-826-3628
                                   US Coast Guard Casulity Assistance                                  800-323-7233