Mom wants to be buried next to her son but

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    I think the military needs to maintain some sort of standard. I tend to side with AMVETS:

    This is particularly saddening:

    I hate to tell her this, but it is a wound that will never heal. You can see the grief on her face.

    Prayers.
     
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    i would like to be buried with my parents but the deal is just mom can be buried with dad...we knew the deal when we elected to put dad in the main post graveyard...she knew the policy when she allowed her son to be buried in a va graveyard
     
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    there is no crueler trick of nature than allowing a parent to outlive their child.
     
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    "In Peace, Sons bury their Fathers. In War, Fathers bury their Sons."
    — Herodotus

    Great minds think alike.
     
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    I understand and sympathize with her grief but no. If she really wants to be buried next to her son then she can have his body moved to a private cemetery and purchase two plots side by side.
     
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    okay perhaps we assume everyone knows how this is done.....it is my understanding my father is buried at x number of feet ..that when my mother dies...she will be bured at x - 2 ft....(o hell i did algebra, i scare myself) i am not sure how dependant children are buried in the same grave...i have seen odd combo graves..twin brothers buried together....unfortunately the graveyards are filling up fast....ft bragg main post ....has expanded...the new section is nearly full.
     
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    We have my sister buried next to my brother, then my dad, and we just buried mom next to dad.

    My brother's wife is in the same cemetery, but on the other side, and he will be buried by her.

    I have no idea where I'll be buried, maybe by my husband if I ever get remarried? Or if not, my daughter will pick a place I guess.
     
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    They didn't say "no", they said they don't grant waivers to the living. He was planted deep enough, just in case, so that she can be placed in the same grave..does that sound like they plan on denying the waiver?

    Make sure all the paperwork is ready to file at the time of her death and I'm sure it will go through.
     

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