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Hanscom's Patriot Honor Guard provides funeral honor services in New England and Northeastern New York for active duty, retirees, and veterans who served honorably in the United States Air Force. The Honor Guard also participates in several community and base-related events.
Benefits of being a member of the Patriot Honor Guard are that you receive an Air Force Achievement Medal, a 3-Day Pass and you will be a Honor Guard member.
If you're interested in joining this elite team of dedicated individuals, contact your First Sergeant or our department. After normal duty hours, please call 781-225-1219.
Requests for Funeral Honors
Upon a family's request, Public Law 106-65 requires that every eligible veteran receive a military funeral honors ceremony, to include folding and presentation of the the United States burial flag and musical playing of Taps. Call the Patriot Honor Guard at 781-225-5900 for mandatory verbal confirmation. All requests will be confirmed within 24 hours. 
Funeral Honor Request Forms (see side panel) are accepted by fax or electronically at hanscom.honor.guard@us.af.mil. Please note that a completed form is not an official request for military honors. You must call the Patriot Honor Guard at 781-225-5900.
Flags are not provided. Burial flags can be arranged with a funeral home or by submitting a DD214 to a local Post Office or Veterans Affairs regional office.

Contact

Patriot Honor Guard

Bldg. 1210

Hanscom AFB 01731

781-225-5900

781-225-3941 (Fax)

hanscom.honor.guard@us.af.mil

Hours

Monday-Friday: 7:30am-4:30pm
Saturday, Sunday, US Holidays: Closed
Downloads/Links
DD 214 Form
Funeral Honors Request Form
Mortuary Guide
Eligibility 
  1. Military members on active duty or in the Selected Reserve 
  2. Former military members who served on active duty and departed under conditions other than dishonorable 
  3. Former military members who completed at least one term of enlistment or period of initial obligated service in the Selected Reserve and departed under conditions other than dishonorable 
  4. Former military members discharged from the Selected Reserve due to a disability incurred or aggravated in the line of duty. 
Other Military Branches in New England and Northeastern NY
To request Military Funeral Honors in other locations
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.
Army: 888-325-1601
Navy: 860-694-3475
Marine Corps: 516-228-5666
Coast Guard: 617-990-6249

Patriot Honor Guard

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