Asked in US Navy
Does a navy person who received a less than honorable discharge still receive a flag?
August 12, 2012 10:51AM
Yes, but not for members with Bad Conduct/Dishonorable.
Members with and OTH (Other Than Honorable Discharges) are still eligible and can receive a burial flag. There are no laws that prevent someone from purchasing and draping a casket with a flag however one will not be provided military honors by the guard to fold and present it to the next of kin if you have a dishonorable discharge. You must have at least an Honorable or OTH discharge.