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    The Survivor Benefit Plan Explained
    Military.com
    The Survivor Benefit Plan pays your spouse a monthly payment, protecting survivors against the risks of early death.
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    Surviving Family Benefits
    Military.com
    Survivors get several forms of compensation including Dependent Indemnity Compensation, a Death Gratuity, and TRICARE benefits.
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    Death Gratuity
    Military.com
    Death gratuity is a one-time tax free payment for survivors to deal with financial hardships due to loss of a servicemember
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    Veteran's Death Pension
    Military.com
    The VA Death Pension is a tax-free benefit for low-income, un-remarried surviving spouse and/or unmarried children of a decease...
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    Survivor Benefit Plan FAQs
    Military.com
    SBP is a complicated program and their are numerous related questions. See our FAQ for help.

Survivor Benefits

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    Survivor Benefits Overview
    Military.com
    We make it easy to understand what the multiple benefits available to surviving family members of deceased veterans.

Survivor Benefits Information

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    SBP Coverage and Benefits
    Military.com
    When you retire, you may be able to elect any of several SBP options, which are listed below.
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    Dependency and Indemnity Compensation
    Military.com
    Dependency and Indemnity Compensation is a monthly benefit paid to eligible survivors of certain deceased veterans.
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    Death Gratuity
    Military.com
    Death gratuity is a one-time tax free payment for survivors to deal with financial hardships due to loss of a servicemember
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    Surviving Family Benefits
    Military.com
    Survivors get several forms of compensation including Dependent Indemnity Compensation, a Death Gratuity, and TRICARE benefits.
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    Survivor's Resource List
    Military.com
    Dealing with loss can be difficult. Many resources are available to help you deal with the loss of a servicemember or veteran.
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