113 § 1482. Expenses incident to death (a) Incident to the recovery, care, and disposition of the remains of any decedent covered by section 1481 of this title, the Secretary concerned may pay the necessary expenses of— (1) recovery and identification of the remains; (2) notification to the next of kin or other appropriate person; (3) preparation of the remains for burial, including cremation if recjuested by the person designated to direct disposition of the remains; (4) furnishing of a uniform or other clothing; (5) furnishing of a casket or urn, or both, with outside box; (6) hearse service; (7) funeral director'services; (8) transportation of the remains, and round-trip transportation and prescribed allowances "for an escort of one person, to the place selected by the person designated to direct disposition of the remains or, if such a selection is not made, to a national or other cemetery which is selected by the Secretary and in which burial of the decedent is authorized; (9) interment of the remains; and (10) presentation of a flag of the United States to the person designated to direct disposition of the remains, except in the case of a military prisoner who dies while in the custody of the Secretary and wnile under a sentence that includes a discharge. (b) If an individual pays any expense payable by the United States under this section, the Secretary concerned shall reimburse him or his representative in an amount not larger than that normally incurred by the Secretary in furnishing the supply or service concerned. If reimbursement by the United States is also authorized under another provision of law or regulation, the individual may elect under which provision to be reimbursed. (c) Onlv the following persons may be designated to direct disposition or the remains of a decedent covered by this chapter: (1) The surviving spouse of the decedent. (2) Blood rel atives of the decedent. (3) Adoptive relatives of the decedent. (4) If no person covered by clauses (l) - (3) can be found, a person standing in loco parentis to the decedent. § 1483. Prisoners of w a r and interned enemy aliens The Secretary concerned may provide for the care and disposition of the remains of prisoners of war and interned enemy aliens who die while in his custody and, incident thereto, pay the necessary expenses of— (1) notification to the next of kin or other appropriate person; (2) preparation of the remains for burial, including cremation: (3) furnishing of clothing; (4) furnishing of a casket or urn, or both, with outside box; (5) transportation of the remains to the cemetery or other place selected by the Secretary; and (6) interment of the remains.