The WDVA MFHP serves to coordinate and provide a final tribute to Service members and Veterans who served Wisconsin and the nation as members of the U.S. Armed Forces. Deceased Veterans and Service members are entitled a Military Funeral Honors ceremony which includes folding and presentation of the U.S. burial flag and the sounding of taps, at no cost to the Family.
The WDVA administers the program with assistance from Veterans Service Organizations, County Veteran Service Offices, funeral directors and Service members in the U.S. Armed Forces.
Who is eligible for Wisconsin MFHP? To be eligible for Military Funeral Honors Veterans must meet one of the following criteria:
- Died while serving in an active or reserve component of the U.S. Armed Forces
- Discharged from active duty under conditions “other than dishonorable”
- Completed at least one term of enlistment or period of initial service obligation in a reserve component of the U.S. Armed Forces and received a discharge under conditions other than dishonorable.
For more information or to schedule Military Funeral Honors contact the MFHP office:
Wisconsin MFHP Brochure
Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs, Military Funeral Honors Request Form
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