Hanscom's Patriot Honor Guard provides military funeral honors for active duty, retired members and veterans who served honorably in the United States Air Force. The Honor Guard also participates in several community and base-related events.
If you're interested in joining this elite team of dedicated individuals, contact your First Sergeant or give us a call.
Hancom's Patriot Honor Guard is responsible for providing funeral honors in New England and northeastern New York. Upon the family's request, Public Law 106-65 requires that every eligible veteran receive a military funeral honors ceremony, to include folding and presenting the United States burial flag and the playing of Taps. Eligible veterans include:
Completion of the form is not an official request for military honors. You must have verbal confirmation from the Patriot Honor Guard by calling (781) 225-5900.The Patriot Honor Guard will confirm honors within 24 hours of all requests.
We provide services for the United States Air Force, Army Air Corps and the Army Air Force. Below are the appropriate contacts for the other branches of the military (New England and northeastern NY):
Click here to find out how to request Military Funeral Honors for all branches of military service or to learn more about military funeral honors. Please note that we do not provide flags. Burial flags can be arranged by a funeral home or by submitting a DD214 to a local Post Office or Veterans Affairs regional office.