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Executive Order of President Eisenhower dated January 3, 1959 - provided for the arrangement of the stars in seven rows of seven stars each, staggered horizontally and vertically.

The following are links to web sites that provide useful information about veteran benefits and affairs, veteran organizations and other honor guard organizations.

Government Agencies

National Veteran Organizations

Veteran Services

Local Honor Guard and Veteran Organizations

The Alexandria - Pineville Veterans Honor Guard works in cooperation with the following funeral homes. We provide these links as an aide to the families of veterans in need of these services and to veterans considering pre-planning funeral arrangements. This is not an endorsement of a specific funeral home but provided as a public service.

  • Magnolia Funeral Home
    1604 Magnolia Street
    Alexandria, Louisiana 71301
    Phone: 1-877-487-1197
  • Forest Lawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park
    4000 Monroe Highway
    Pineville, Louisiana  71360-3986
    Phone: 1-866-785-9793
  • Hixson Brothers
    Alexandria & Pineville
    Phone: 318-640-1678 or 318-442-3363
  • Kramer Funeral Home
    2905 Masonic Dr. 445-6311
    Phone: 1-800-572-6374
  • Good Shepherd Funeral Home
    614 Lee St. 
    Phone:442-6424 or 445-8114
  • Progressive Funeral Home
    2308 Broadway Ave. 
    Phone:443-1979
  • Wesley Syrie Funeral Home
    1417 E Simcoe St.
    Lafayette La.
    Phone:  (337) 235-2305


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