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The port 68-2 officer in the United States will thoroughly clean and disinfect the. Government property and will be attached to the remains in a secure manner. Transportation of personal effects.

When an unusual delay has occurred in obtaining disposition instructions from the PADD and further delay will prevent proper preservation of remains, the CAC will authorize immediate embalming of those remains. Additional preservative measures will be applied as necessary. Travel and transportation qr include travel and per diem for one day to attend the xr transfer of remains at DAFB for the PNOK and two other Family members.

To be notified and given the choice of accepting subsequent portions for disposition.

Government Headstones, Markers, and Medallions, page Memorial plot in civilian cemetery limited to the size of one standard grave.

The mortuary officer will inspect remains, using as a guide the checklist on the second page.

Those services and supplies not directly associated to the care, processing, disposition, or transportation of the remains. All incident charges are the responsibility of the foreign government. The recoupment of mortuary affairs expenses, if any, will be asserted in accordance with AR 27ā€” The proponent of this regulation is the Deputy Chief of Staff, Gā€”1.


Arrangements must be made for refrigeration equipment to inhibit decomposition of the remains. Commanders of Army commands, Army Service component commands, and direct reporting units.

Casualty and Mortuary Affairs Specific Allotment, page 5. Not be covered by paragraph 2ā€”8 a at be placed in a retired status under 10 USC, Chapter 61, during continuous. Available mortuary affairs services 683-2 located in table. 6388-2 of remains from Vietnam conflict. Establish a 24 hours a day, 7 days a week point of contact with appropriate civil authorities and local civilian or. Ensure timely and adequate disposition of remains information is provided wr the Director, Mortuary Affairs.

The Family-arranged preparation option prohibits the Army from contracting and arranging for the preparation, casketing, and transportation of the remains.

AR 638-2 Care and Disposition of Remains and Disposition of Personal Effects

When multiple remains are present, facilities will be adequate to allow for simultaneous processing as near to the site of the incident as possible. Transportation, storage, and billing for remains consigned directly to a U. Killed or injured in the performance of their duties and subsequently died as the result of that injury. If no person described in paragraphs 11ā€”4 a through fis provided travel 6338-2 transportation allowances, then no more than two persons, closely related to the deceased Soldier, who are selected by the PADD.


Approval of civil authorities will be obtained before moving remains from scene of. Mortuary services as used in this regulation generally consist of removal of remains from place of death, services and supplies required for preparation of remains restorative art, embalming, and so forthcasket, cremation, cremation urn, outer shipping container, and delivery of remains to common carrier.

AR Army Mortuary Affairs Program

Verification of status will be obtained from the responsible civilian personnel office. This is important and will be emphasized in counseling the sponsor. This selection is made at the time of initial notification of identified partial remains. Provide necessary clothing, insignia, and flag.

No payment for services rendered locally will be made by the U. Burial permits, licenses, and associated fees. Classification of casket defects, page Control of transfer case. Embalming Kit with components. Monitor compliance with internal control procedures prescribed by this regulation for the Casualty and Mortuary Affairs Specific Allotment.

Insignia of grade will be consistent with the highest active duty or Reserve commissioned officer or warrant officer grade attained by the deceased.

The Army cannot assume responsibility for payment of a mortuary service contract entered into by the PADD or other interested person and a mortuary service provider.