Military Urns - Serving a Loved One
By Melody Jamali
Loved ones who have served in the military deserve the
highest honor, especially in celebration of their life
and legacy. Choosing military urns and boxes can be a
meaningful way to commemorate the service and courage of
those who have served our country.
Serving Those Who Served Us
The thought of an urn may bring to mind a dull
container, but military cremation urns can range from
simple, classic pieces to custom-designed works of art.
There are hundreds of options available. When searching
for the urn to best represent the loyalty and courage of
your loved one, there are many styles and materials,
including wood, ceramic, glass, leather or metal.
Cremation boxes, typically crafted of wood, are another
Many cremation boxes offer a special area beneath the
lid to showcase photos, medals, badges and other
mementos that represent your loved one's service.
Beneath this area is ample space to store your loved
You may want to scatter a portion of your loved one's
ashes at a meaningful place and keep the rest in your
home in a cremation urn or box. Alternatively, there are
options to bury the ashes in a national cemetery or keep
them in a national columbarium (a memorial building for
urns). Contact the Veterans Administration for further
details on burial in national cemeteries.
Because this is an important decision, be sure to take
time to explore your options. You can search the web or
talk to a local cremation society to understand your
choices. There are many options to order cremation boxes
hand-crafted in the United States. Whether your loved
one was a veteran or serving member of the military, or
a policeman or firefighter serving our community,
cremation urns and boxes are a meaningful way to
memorialize those who have served their community and
Melody Jamali is the Founder and President of Une Belle
Vie, a Colorado company dedicated to bringing choice of
cremation to public light. Their company offers the
widest selection in decorative urns for cremation and
includes military urns, pet urns, glass urns, wood urns,
ceramic urns and more. Also available are custom
cremation urns through their extensive artist community.
To learn more about cremation, pet cremation and what's
going on in their artist community, visit
http://decorative-urns.com/cremation-blog. Celebrate a