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The Consequences of Failing to Preplan

Planning final arrangements can be difficult for anyone. But when you don’t take the time to plan, unpleasant consequences can make a difficult time even more burdensome on family and friends. This article discusses what can happen if plans are not made ahead of time.

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Comparing Death Benefits for Military Branches: Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and More

Current and former military branch service members have access to many benefits. Find out more about various funeral and memorial benefits for vets.

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What To Do With Cremated Remains

Memorialize your loved one in a unique way that personifies their spirit and honors their memory.

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Memorial Options for Veterans: Flag Presentations, Taps, and More

Veterans and military service members are eligible for special funeral honors. Find out more if you’re planning a funeral for a veteran.

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A List of Helpful Veteran Resources and Support Groups

Online and off, support groups for veterans help families and service members connect with each other and valuable resources. Find out more in our complete guide.

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Military Discharge Form DD214: How to Claim Veterans Benefits

The DD214 form helps you access veteran benefits, including funeral-related benefits. Find out how to get a copy of this form.

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Our Military Partners: How Neptune Society Honors Veterans

The Neptune Society works with veterans and partner organizations to honor military service and assist veterans. Find out about our veteran partners and how you can get involved.

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Veteran Cremation Costs: What Military Members and their Families Need to Know

Veteran burial benefits help families of service members cover end-of-life expenses. Find out about veteran cremation costs and benefits.

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Cremation vs. Burial Comparison Chart

Before making important decisions about a funeral, burial, or cremation, you and your family should know the relative costs for each. In this piece, we break down the pricing and options.

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Cremation Benefits for Veterans: What Military Families Need to Know

Table of Contents Vet Funeral and Burial Benefits: What eligibility requirements are involved? What preplanning can a veteran do regarding cremation or burial? Military Service Members: What funeral and memorial benefits exist? What memorial benefits is an eligible veteran guaranteed? Do spouses, children, and parents of vets have benefits? Non-Service-Connected vs. a Service-Connected Death: What’s

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