The mission of the Casualty Assistance Office is to provide assistance to the grieving families of deceased military personnel, active duty and retired, by providing the final demonstration of our nation’s gratitude to those who faithfully defend our country in peace and war. Casualty Assistance provides assistance to next-of-kin of critically injured, ill or deceased Army Soldiers, retirees and veterans to include benefits counseling, military funeral honors and Casualty Assistance/Notification Officer training.

For Army service members

To report an Active Duty death, call (253) 966-5890.  This is a 24/7 number.

To report the death of a retiree, or for information on Military Funeral Honors, contact (253) 966-5890.  You may also email

Click here for the Request Form for Military Funeral Honors for Army veterans and retirees. A PDF viewer is required to view the form.

For Air Force service members

To report the death of a retired Air Force service member, please call 253-982-3821. To request Military Funeral Honors for Air Force service members, please call 253-982-2700.