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