About Though a Sailor's strength is forged by the power of the sea, even heroes fall. And if they do, we need devoted professionals ready to assist. As part of the Navy Casualty Assistance Division, Navy Morticians are charged with providing dignity, honor, and respect for Sailors and Marines who have made the ultimate sacrifice. The Navy is the only branch of the military that employs its own morticians. Our Sailors have devoted their lives to defense; it is only right that we find the best caretakers to defend their legacy.Qualifications and Requirements Navy Morticians must hold a state Funeral Director/Embalmer license and have at least two years of funeral director experience to achieve a higher pay grade. A high-school diploma or equivalent is required to become an enlisted sailor in the medical support field in America's Navy. Those seeking a Hospital Corpsman-Mortician position must be U.S. citizens.General qualifications may vary depending upon whether you intend to serve Active Duty or Reserve Duty, and whether you are currently serving, have served before or have never served before.Learn more about life in the Navy at
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