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