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Burial Eligibility

Cemetery 2

RESERVE & NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERS

ELIGIBILITY FOR INTERMENT:

  • Reserve & National Guard members who are in receipt of compensation or pension from the VA are eligible for burial and do not have to pay the plot allowance, except when our claim is denied by the U. S. Department of Veterans of Affairs.
  • Reserve & National Guard members who completed twenty or more years of reserve or guard service and are entitled to retirement pay.
  • Reserve & National Guard members are also eligible for burial under the following five (5) categories and do not have to pay the plot allowance cost, except when our claim is denied by the U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
    • Dies under honorable conditions while undergoing active duty for training.
    • If called to active duty, completes the full period for which called up.
    • Dies under honorable conditions while performing full time AGR service.
    • Completed at least 24 months of active service.
    • Discharged due to service connected disability while on active duty.