Decisions relating to funerals and burials are the responsibility of the Person Authorized to Direct Disposition of Human Remains (PADD).
The PADD, who is designated by the service member, will determine where the burial will take place.
I got this from militaryonesource.com
A Survivor’s Guide to BenefitsTAKING CARE OF OUR FAMILIES
I had 9 years in the Air Force myself.
My son did it on page 2 of a form the Navy has.
All service members are required to name a PADD on their Record of Emergency Data form. According to federal law, a PADD is the person identified by the decedent on the record of emergency data, regardless of the relationship of the designee to the decedent. Married service members are not required to name their spouse as the PADD.
Thank You. I need to write to an address given to me to get a copy of the DD Form 93. Local office would not give it to me. Then contact a good lawyer in Virginia Beach, VA. Preferably with military law experience.
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