Payments and Benefits for Survivors

The VA offers a number of programs for payments and benefits for survivors of deceased servicemembers, including Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance, Veterans' Group Life Insurance, Service-Disabled Veterans' Insurance, Veterans' Mortgage Life Insurance, and the Survivor Benefit Program.

2017-12-04T19:02:56+00:00 February 27th, 2016|Categories: Survivor Benefits, VA Benefits|Tags: , , |8 Comments

Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC)

Dependency and Indemnity Compensation, or “DIC,” is available to eligible survivors and dependents of veterans who had service-connected disabilities or diseases. The amount of DIC compensation is not based on income and is paid as a tax-free monthly benefit.

2017-12-04T19:28:13+00:00 February 27th, 2016|Categories: Survivor Benefits, VA Benefits|Tags: , , , , |7 Comments


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