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How can I report someone who is fraudulently receiving death benefits soldier? Her

How can I report someone who is fraudulently receiving death benefits for a soldier? Her husband was a soldier and he died several years ago. She remarried another soldier 3 years ago and kept her old married name so they wouldnt stop her widow benefits for herself and her 2 kids. She also takes advantage of extra benefits and free trips provided for gold star families but leaves her husband at home and tells her kids not to talk about him so they can still do fun things for free.

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A woman's husband was killed on active duty. After his death,

A woman's husband was killed on active duty. After his death, she received the usual death benefits, to include monthly pension payments. This woman remarried and lost her eligibility to those death benefits. Her new husband is approaching retirement from the military. If she divorces her current husband, can she seek entitlement to restart death benefits from her first husband, while concurrently seeking an award to a percentage of her second husband's retirement pension? In other words, if this woman divorces her second husband, can she receive death benefits from the first husband as well as part of the monthly retirement pension payments from the second husband?

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A Former Spouse receiving Retired/Retainer pay. Member death

A Former Spouse receiving Retired/Retainer pay. Member death 6 August 2013. Married 29 yrs 6 mos. A 20/20/20. Divorced (QDRO)1995 member retired 1992 named as surviving spouse in final decree. SBP denied by member's choice. Did a "deemed election" ignored by DFAS. Now, VA say because of divorce I'm not surviving spouse. What are my RIGHTS and course of action?

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Does sgli cover suicide? Is there a 2 year clause?

Does sgli cover suicide? Is there a 2 year clause?

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My father was in the Army for 23 years, he passed away and

My father was in the Army for 23 years, he passed away and my mother remarried only to have her 2nd husband pass away after one year. Does she still qualify for any death benefits from my fathers passing?Dave Ray [email protected]

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My father passed away, 28 years USAF ret, 17 years civil service,

My father passed away, 28 years USAF ret, 17 years civil service, Vietnam veteran, 100 percent disabled they the VA. Cause of death related to his VA disability. Where does my mom start? He does have a will and had things set up so she would continue to receive a portion of his USAF retirement pay.

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My wife, who is about to make Captain in the army guard, has

My wife, who is about to make Captain in the army guard, has continued to receive a death benefit for her husband that died 7 years ago. She gets sent a notice once a year that asks if she remarried, and she signs it no. We have been married 4 years now, and I have told her every time to quit taking the benefit because she is digging a huge hole for us. By my figures, she has defrauded the military out of about $60k. If I turn her in will I face any problems. I am not military, and I don't even have a military ID.

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Allen M., Esq.

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I received an Honorable Discharge from USNR March 1973 after

I received an Honorable Discharge from USNR March 1973 after 6 years of service. Am I entitiled to any death benefits? I.E., American flag draped over my casket, burial in a National Cemetery or State Veteran Cemetery, gov't issued headstone, transportation from place of death to cemetery? My tour of duty was listed for training and I was TAD for training attending schooling for my 2 weeks active duty each year.

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My question involves a terrible story. Earlier this week a

My question involves a terrible story. Earlier this week a family of three (servicemember, spouse, and child) were all killed in a car accident. What happens to the money from FSGLI since the servicemember also died? Does it revert to the beneficieries he listed on his SGLI (his parents in this case)? If so, is there any recourse for the family of the spouse especially given that they have to pay for her funeral?

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