Start studying Customs and Courtesies (AR ). Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Headquarters Department of the Army Washington, DC 24 September UNCLASSIFIED. SUMMARY of CHANGE AR –25 Salutes, Honors, and Visits of. AR –25 Salutes, Honors, and Visits of Courtesy This is a change to AR 25, 15 May o o Changes have been made in chapter 6. Major changes.
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End salute End salute on at attention until this position until attention. Regional Honors CoordinatorThe military office, as directed by each military Service, responsible for arranging the delivery of Military FuneralHonors within a specific geographic region. Bugler support may be contracted or voluntary. Hold sa- ever casket is moved. Senior commanders visiting their own installations or posts are not normally rendered honors. Participation by the Reserve components is encouraged.
Death notice for the President, a former President, or President—elect a. An exception may be made only when 2 or moreforeign national anthems are played in succession. If out- Colors are within round of salute, Stand at attentionsonnel engaged the heart. When the death or funeral service occurselsewhere, the composition and commander of the escort will be the same as that for a lieutenant.
The same honors rendered to the U.
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Indicationof branch is optional and component will not be shown. ReferencesRequired and related publications and prescribed and referenced forms are listed in appendix A. Military installa- out the United States and its territories and tion where funeral takes place. Military installa- the direction of the President, or in accord- tion where funeral takes place.
The parent Service of the honored veteran shall be responsible for the processing and payment of claimsof authorized providers. If outdoors, execute the handsalute when in uniform, or place the right hand over the heart when in civilian clothes. Uniformed personnel will notsalute.
Cannon salutes to persons. When this method does not readily apply,precedence may be fixed by— a Relative grades of the commanders of the parade detachments. National flag at half staffSee appendix B.
Ifsonnel inactive or retired. This regulation applies to authority, in writing, to a division chief Suggested improvements.
Flags flow at place of burial will be hoisted to the top after the last salvo or volley is fired over the grave. The number of guns will be that to which the functionary was entitled as a salute table 2—1. Table 2—1 lists the military and civilian personnel entitled to honors, together with the number of guns, rufflesand flourishes, and prescribed music for each. This armmy requesting Military FuneralHonors.
Saluting stationsListed below are DA saluting stations designated to return salutes 60-25 foreign vessels of war in the ports and territorialwaters of the United States.
Army Europe and Seventh U. The number of guns is based on their protocol rank.
Covered expenses must be in direct support of the Armed Forces of the United States funeral detail and include,but are not limited to, fuel not mileageparking fees, tolls, public transportation, occasional meals, and other relatedexpenditures. General officers will also receive a cannon salute commensurate regulatioh grade. For cannon salutes to be rendered in honor of persons, see paragraph 2—3b.
In reviews in which 2 or more branches are present, units of various branches will be posted at the discretion ofthe commander of troops. The commander may designate a convenient hour and place for receiving such visits or omit the visit ifdesired.
HolidaysDuring the conduct of a ceremony, the performance of the national anthem of any foreign country will be followedwithout pause by playing the national anthem of the United States.
Retirement ceremoniesMilitary personnel being retired after long and faithful service will be given appropriate recognition at retirement toinclude reviews, ceremonies, or other similar functions.
The exchange of visits of courtesy helps establish social contacts among officers of the Army which are essentialto the development of mutual understanding, respect, confidence, and teamwork.
No action is required if the senior officer of the newly arrived vessel is junior to the senior naval officer presentafloat already present at the installation. Visiting cardsVisiting cards are used during calls as an individual optional courtesy.
Military personnel in uniform and civilians will render honors during the playing of allanthems as prescribed in appendix C. The number of guns to which the official orfunctionary was entitled as a salute will be fired at noon on the day after receipt of the official notification of death unless this day falls on a Sunday or holiday, in which case the honors will be rendered on the day after the Sunday orholidayand again at noon on the day of the funeral see table 2—1.
Additional support or assistance may be provided to supplement the minimum funeral support requirements at thediscretion of the installation commander a. On the day after receipt of notification of the death of the Vice President of the United States unless this dayfalls upon a Sunday or holiday, in which case the honors will be rendered on the day after the Sunday or holidaythecommanding officer at all installations equipped with the necessary personnel and materiel will cause a 19—gun saluteto be fired at noon.
This rule is subject to change becauseof particular circumstances at the discretion of the commanding officer of the ship.
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Chapter 2Personal Salutes and Honors2—1. Hold this position until the Colors have pas- sed 6 paces. Upon receipt of notificationThe flag will be lowered to half staff upon receipt of notification of death of one of the designated officials from anyreliable source, including news media. Mourning brassardsSee AR —1, paragraph 28—29b 8figure 28— In commemoration of the Declaration of Independence, a salute to the Union 50 guns willbe fired at hours on Independence Day at all Army installations provided with the necessary equipment for firingsalutes.
AuthorityDepartment of Defense Directive Hold doors, stand at lute.