Last August, the Air Force began a 12-month roll out of SOES by birth month. SOES enables Airmen to make automated Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance and Family SGLI coverage/beneficiary elections 24/7, 365 days a year via the milConnect application. The Air Force is asking commanders and first sergeants at all levels to stress the importance of having their Airmen log into SOES and update and certify their elections. Airmen do not have to wait for their birth month to update SOES. Airmen can access SOES via a .mil computer using their common access card or by using a personal computer or electronic device. Members can also use a Department of Defense self-service, or DS Logon (username/password), to access SOES without a CAC.
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