military funerals

A killer among them

By Funeral Director Daily / July 8, 2022 /

Arlington National Cemetery is known as “hallowed ground”.  On May 13, 1864, the first burial of military personnel was completed there when Private William Christman was interred.  Just over a month later Arlington officially became a national cemetery on June 15, 1864, by order of Secretary of War Edwin Stanton. In the 158 years since…

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Reflections. . . a different week at Funeral Director Daily

By Funeral Director Daily / August 20, 2021 /

It’s been kind of a funny week at Funeral Director Daily.  Each day of the week I look for articles pertaining to the death care industry to offer up to my readers.  Most deal with funeral business, new products, new ideas, financial results, cemeteries, and the preneed industry.  This week, it seems like I’ve done…

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A reminder about the National Cemetery Administration

By Funeral Director Daily / September 18, 2019 /

Like most funeral directors, those of us at Funeral Director Daily believe it is our sacred duty to serve the military veterans of our country with honor and dignity.  Because of that fact, we wanted to make sure that all funeral directors are aware that the National Cemetery Scheduling Office (NCSO) began the conversion to…

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