Budget cuts imperil final honors for veterans

  • Article by: MARK BRUNSWICK , Star Tribune
  • Updated: September 27, 2012 - 6:21 AM

The image of the military funeral is iconic: soldiers in crisp dress blues and polished shoes smartly folding the flag, a stiff volley from M14 rifles pointed to the sky, a solemn bugler playing the final tribute -- taps.

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