Death Benefits

Veteran Suicide Rates – Accuracy is the Key to Improving Resources

  An agreement between Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki and 49 U.S. states could provide more consistent data on the suicide rates among veterans. A deal that could be ready as early as the summer of 2012. From information made available by the Centers for Disease Control’s National Violent Death Reporting System, it is estimated …

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Chapter 35 – The Survivors and Dependents Assistance Program

The Chapter 35 provides up to 45 months of entitlement for eligible spouses and dependent children to go to school and learn a career. The program provides a means to get a post-secondary education either as a traditional student in a brick-and-mortar classroom setting, or through one of many online options. Typical types of courses …

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TSGLI Benefits Extended Retroactively To Oct 7th, 2001

The Servicemeber’s Group Life Insurance Traumatic Injury Protection Program (TSGLI) First became effective in December 2005.  At this time, TSGLI provided compensation to servicemembers who suffered traumatic injuries any time after December 1, 2005.  These could be combat, non combat, even non military related.  Additionally, servicemembers who suffered combat related traumatic injuries from October 7, …

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