*Only if held aeronautical rating or 4 star general
Active Duty, Selected Reservists on duty and Recipients of the Medal of Honor Active duty personnel, members of the Reserve and Air National Guard on duty (on active or inactive duty) and recipients of the Medal of Honor are entitled to full military funeral honors including 20 guardsmen.
Retirees - Air Force members receiving retired pay or members of the Air Force Reserves or National Guard, not Active-Duty status, are entitled to seven guardsmen.
Veterans Former members of the Air Force, Army Air Corps or Army Air Forces and Women’s Air Forces, whose last service was other than dishonorable and members of a reserve component with a veteran status are eligible to receive military funeral honors made up of three guardsmen.
Civilians Civilians who served the country during wartime will be provided honors if their remains are interred at Arlington Cemetery.