DECEMBER 15, 2019 - Due to recent changes between the American Battle Monuments Commission(ABMC), Clark Veterans Cemetery (CVC), VFW Department of Pacific Areas (DPA), and our Post 2485 (Post):
1) The fee structure for veterans burials has been eliminated as the ABMC and CVC take over authority of the burial process.
2) The Grave Diggers Fund has been eliminated
3) The remainder of the information on this page might change as those changes occur.
4) Updates will be posted on a regular basis as other changes occur.
The loss of a loved one is never easy. At the VFW, our burial detail is available to assist in the burial process to insure your loved one, and our fellow Veteran, an honorable and professional final resting solution.
Please read all the following important steps below:
Contact our Burial Consultant.
(Unless it's an imminent issue, please EMAIL Neil first)
International tele: +63 908 507 2475
In-country tele: 0908 507 2475
Download and print these burial detail documents, They will come in very handy during the process. It is highly suggested that you read these documents in their entirety. If you have an further questions you may contact Neil (above) for assistance.
Requires Adobe PDF
Policies & Procedures
Effective Jan 1, 2018
Amended Dec 15, 2019
Effective Jun 12, 2019
Amended Dec 15, 2019
The VFW Post 2485 Service Officer will supply veteran burial flags upon receipt of the veterans service record, normally DD214, and copy of the true attested death certificate".
Upright marble headstones are provided free of charge at Clark Veterans Cemetery. To acquire a headstone for off site burials, please see our Post 2485 Service Officer with a copy of the veteran's service record, normally a DD214, and a copy of the true attested death certificate. The Post Service Officer can also help you obtain a copy of the veteran's service record, if needed.
Most burial expenses are reimbursable by the Veterans Administration. Please see our Post or Department Veterans Service Officer to file a claim for burial benefits.
Professional High Definition Funeral Video by Post 2485
View one of our recent videos here
We are the exclusive VFW Post 2485 videography team.
High Definition Video (includes entire ceremony on USB drive) P 3,500
Our in-house professional videographer provides a custom tailored video of:
A brief story of the veteran, family and friends with any pictures and testimonials you provide.
The full Ceremony, including Military Honors. (even if off-site in the Angeles City area)
Any after-words you provide.