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She needs to contact DFAS directly to see if they will let her know.
If she is the beneficiary, they will be willing to talk to her. If she is not, they will not disclose to her who the beneficiary is because he is still alive. No one can claim the benefits yet, so no one is appointed as a representative of his estate at this point in order to have the power to get that confidential information.