NOTE: Local conditions may necessitate changes in procedures as outlined for the following ceremonies.
As practicable, conform with the instructions described in the following paragraphs.
16. Chapel Formation. (Figure 6-1)
Prior to the set time for the service, the escort and band form in line opposite to and facing the
The band forms on the flank toward which it is to march.
The elements of the funeral procession are formed I the following line of march:
Escort (including colors, firing squad, bugler)
Honorary pallbearers (if riding in cars)
Caisson and honorary pallbearers (if walking)
Personal color (if appropriate)
Friends and patriotic or fraternal organizations