Garand blank- no crimp, red paper disk that holds powder in place. M14, kind of a bottle nosed blank. M16, crimped case.
Typically colors are removed from top of coffin by the honor guard, folded, presented to honor guard senior member, who presents to next of kin, with the thanks of a grateful nation. Firing detail is some distance away when they fire the volleys.
In some cases, the fired rounds are recovered, given to the family, In some, polished rounds are presented as symbolic of the rounds fired (NEVER brasso ammo before shooting- it can kill the primers)
What we have here is... failure- to communicate.