Arlington National Cemetery - The Official Guide to Military Services
Arlington National Cemetery, our nation’s most hallowed ground, is the final resting place for more than 400,000 active duty service members, veterans and their families. This historic cemetery bears witness to our American heritage and the military service and sacrifice of men and women in uniform throughout our nation’s history. Families come from all over the country to bury their loved ones at Arlington National Cemetery. They come to Arlington because of the rich history of military honors that makes the service so special.
We believe that caring for our nation's heroes and their families during their time of need is a sacred duty entrusted to us. Our nation's veterans are laid to rest with dignity and honor at Arlington National Cemetery by a compassionate and dedicated work force.
To learn more about funeral services at Arlington, please watch our video: “The Official Guide to Funeral Services at Arlington National Cemetery.”
Military Funeral Honors
The rendering of Military Funeral Honors is a way to show the Nation's deep gratitude to those who, in times of war and peace, have faithfully defended our country.
Social Security Administration
Official site of the Social Security Administration. Provides step-by-step instructions for notifying Social Security after a death occurs.
U.S. Railroad Retirement Board Home Page
Access Information and forms for railroad retirement.
Veterans Administration's Benefits Page
Burial & Memorials Homepage Provides information on VA's national cemeteries and burial benefits for veterans.
Veterans Benefits/ State of Delaware
The Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs Website
Anatomy Gifts Registry
Anatomy Gifts Registry receives body donations utilizing one of two possible methods: gift of body by will or gift of body by informed consent. Anatomy Gifts Registry is an independent non-profit, charitable, anatomic donation organization that supports advancements in scientific research and medical education.