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Editorial: Veterans deserve military honors

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When soldiers join the U.S. military, they do so with an expectation of their community and their country. This expectation includes a military honor guard at their funeral.

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In recent years, funding from the state and federal governments for military honor guards has been reduced. And in 2009 the state funding was eliminated.

So just as veteran funeral demands are increasing, military honor guards have been declining.

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