A new law allows members to contribute their SBP payments to a Special Needs Trust to keep federal benefit eligibility
We make it easy to understand what the multiple benefits available to surviving family members of deceased veterans.
SGLI is a program of low cost group life insurance available to all members of the Uniformed Services.
In times of tragedy and personal need there are many organizations available to provide aid and support.
The VA Death Pension is a tax-free benefit for low-income, orphans and widows of deceased wartime Veterans.
TAPS offers help, hope, and healing to all those grieving the death of a loved one serving in America's Armed Forces.
The Survivor Benefit Plan pays your spouse a monthly payment, protecting survivors against the risks of early death.
Dealing with loss can be difficult. Many resources are available to help you deal with the loss of a servicemember or veteran...
Surviving family members of deceased servicemembers continue to receive benefits under the TRICARE system.
Survivor Benefits Terms and Definitions
The Reserve Component Survivor Benefit Plan is available for reserve and guard members.
SBP is a complicated program and their are numerous related questions. See our FAQ for help.
Spouses and children of fallen servicemembers or disabled veterans are far to often unaware of their many education resources...
Survivors get several forms of compensation including Dependent Indemnity Compensation, a Death Gratuity, and TRICARE benefit...
Surviving spouses whose SBP have been offset as a result of receiving DIC are eligible for a Special Allowance.
Surviving spouses, whose SBP annuity has been offset by DIC may be eligible for a Special Allowance to make up for it.
The SBP annuity is determined by the base amount you elect.
Child coverage may be added to spouse or former spouse SBP coverage.
These gold star lapel buttons are a visual reminder of a family's sacrifice. Read more.
SBP open seasons are rare and allow those who previously declined coverage to enroll in the program.