The regulations and SPN code basically are the section of military regulation coded for a person who was discharged from the Army of repeated conduct of an unfit discredible nature. It would make it extremely hard to reenlist and could limit certain benefits the soldier would receive. The funeral director can only make the request to the military for the honor guard to appear but when the honor guard gets the DD214 they may or may not appear because legally they do not have to appear.
For the purposes of determining eligibility for Military Funeral Honors under 10 U.S.C., individuals who have at any time been discharged or released from military service with any of the following characterizations of service or under any of the following circumstances, shall be considered to have been discharged or released under dishonorable conditions, and Military Funeral Honors shall not be provided: ?A Dishonorable Discharge.?A Bad Conduct Discharge.?A Dismissal from the Service awarded by courts-martial.?An Under Other Than Honorable Conditions Discharge.?An Officer Resignation for the Good of the Service in Lieu of courts-martial, which results in a discharge characterization of Under Other Than Honorable Conditions.
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