With the enactment of the original law of TSGLI, it was directed by the congress that TSGLI would become retroactive from 7th October, 2001 to 30th November, 2005, in Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) or Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF). However, with the effectiveness from 1st October, 2011, the Public Law number …Read More »
You say I am eligible for SGLI coverage as a member of the Guard (or Reserve) now that I have been demobilized. Why did I recently receive an application for VGLI?
Information received from Veterans Assistance Discharge System is used by OSGLI to send electronic applications of VGLI to the servicemen who recently got discharged from the active duty. Unfortunately, on the basis of the information, OSGLI is not allowed to identify whether you will continue being qualified for SGLI due …Read More »
If you have to file a claim for benefits of TSGLI, you should: Download the form SGLV-8600, Application for TSGLI Benefits . The form may also be acquired from your service branch of the TSGLI office or from the Servicemen Group Life Insurance office by making a call at the …Read More »
Yes. In some certain circumstances, the serviceman must file for more than just one claim. In case of losses like traumatic brain injury or coma, the benefit of TSGLI will be paid in increments of $25,000 on 90th, 60th, 30th and 15th consecutive days of the inability of the serviceman …Read More »
I have recently been demobilized and I am returning to my former Reserve or National Guard unit. Will my Family SGLI coverage be affected?
In case you got assigned to a guard/reserve duty and if you are liable to SGLI coverage on full-time basis, SGLIs spousal family coverage is automatically shifted to the maximum amount of $100,000. This updating is regardless of the coverage level of your spouse at the time you were serving …Read More »
In case you need an amount lesser than the maximum amount of family coverage of SGLI or no family coverage of SGLI at all, the SGLV 8286A form must be completed and submitted to the personnel clerk of your unit when you return there. The coverage for dependent children (equal …Read More »
Yes, a serviceman has the right to file for an appeal if TSGLI was denied. In case the serviceman is filing for a decision made on the basis of eligibility criteria, for example their loss or the conditions that favored the traumatic injury and caused the loss, the appropriate service …Read More »
In case a serviceman dies because of a traumatic injury, TSGLI will still be paid in case the serviceman survived for a time span of not less than a full week from the traumatic events date. However, if he/she had died before that, the maximum benefits for which the serviceman …Read More »
The beneficiary of TSGLI is the serviceman himself/herself. No other person can be named as a beneficiary of the benefits received as a result of TSGLI. In case the serviceman is declared incompetent, the benefits will be provided to the attorney-in-fact or guardian of the serviceman.Read More »
Yes. Funds in alliance accounts have the back of the financial support of the State Guaranty Associations and The Prudential Insurance Company of America. Therefore, the alliance account is not a bank product or a bank account and is not insured by FDIC.Read More »