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Honor Guard

The Honor Guard is made up of members from Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2780 and American Legion Post 35.

The Honor Guard is Available to Conducts:

  • Military Funerals (Chaplin, Riffle Squad, Bugler, Flag Presentation)

  • Flag Ceremonies

  • Dedications

  • Posting of Colors

  • Flag retirement ceremonies

  • Visits of Veterans in Assisted Living Homes

  • Educational school visits to teach about the American Flag and other subjects.

Community members can drop off their worn flags at the Veterans of Foreign Wars for proper disposal.

Veterans are entitled to certain federal benefits which are managed by the Veteran’s Administration (VA).  Veterans (and certain dependents) are entitled to a free   cemetery plot, grave marker and a US flag.  In some cases funeral service providers offer additional benefits for Veterans such as free copies of death certificates and discounts on funeral services.


If you know of an indigent veteran in need of a burial plot Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2780 maybe able to help.  To inquire about the Honor Guard please contact Honor Guard Captain Bill Volkening at  231-946-7317.

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