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H.R. 1017 (116th): To amend title 10, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Defense to provide space-available travel on aircraft of the Department of Defense to children, surviving spouses, and siblings of members of the Armed Forces who die while serving in the active military, naval, or air service.


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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Feb 6, 2019.


This bill allows the Department of Defense to offer, on a space-available basis, transportation on military aircraft to the children, surviving spouses, and siblings of deceased-in-combat servicemembers.