41 CFR 303-70.600 - How many persons may we authorize travel expenses for to escort the remains of a deceased employee?
Yes. However, the employee must have died as a result of disease or injury incurred while performing official duties:
(a) In an overseas location where the employee was performing such official duties;
(b) Within the area of responsibility of the Commander of the United States Central Command; and
(c) In direct support of or directly related to a military operation, including a contingency operation (as defined in 10 U.S.C. 101(a)(13)) or an operation in response to an emergency declared by the President.