Military Funerals

Military funeral leave is available to civilian employees under either of the following:

  • The employee is a veteran of the armed forces and is participating as a pall bearer, a member of a firing squad, or a member of an honor guard in funerals for a member of the armed forces whose remains are returned from abroad for final interment in the United States. Up to four (4) hours a day may be authorized.
  • The employee is excused to make arrangements for or to attend the funeral or memorial service of an immediate relative who died as a result of injuries sustained during combat. Normally, no more than 3 days can be authorized.

Content last reviewed: 6/19/2006-FMJ

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This page was last revised: 6/20/2006