flagNorthwood Park Funeral Home and Cemetery staff is trained to assist you with VA burial benefits, including Veteran markers, military honors and obtaining a flag.

The VA provides markers for the graves of veterans; however, they do not pay for placing the marker on a grave.

Military honors are provided strictly at the discretion of the military and are dependent upon the nature of military service. If you choose to have military honors, your funeral director will make these arrangements for you.

It is the family’s responsibility to contact the VA of the death in order for appropriate changes to be made in benefits, etc. The Veterans Administration can be reached at 800 – 827-1000 or on their website atwww.vba.va.gov/VBA.

Information for Washington State Veterans

The Veterans Administration provides many benefits and services to veterans throughout Washington State. To view more information on this subject please visit the Department of Veterans Affairs.