The Department of the Army will not be liable for maintenance of or damage of the monument.
(b) Where a monument has been erected to an individual interred in Arlington
National Cemetery and the next of kin desires to have inscribed on it the
name and appropriate data pertaining to a deceased spouse, parent, son,
daughter, brother, or sister whose remains have not been recovered
and who would have been eligible in their own right for burial in Arlington,
such inscriptions may be incised on the monument at no expense to the Government.
The words ``In Memoriam'' or ``In Memory
Of'' are mandatory elements of these inscriptions.
(c) Except as may be authorized for marking group burials, ledger monuments of freestanding cross design, narrow shafts, mausoleums, or overground vaults are prohibited. Underground vaults may be placed at private expense, if desired, at the time of interment.
(d) Specific instructions concerning private monuments and markers are
contained in TM 10-287.