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Dear Mr. Gorin, RE: Sara XXXXX XXXXX First I would like to
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I was a member of the KyARNG and was divorced 14 Feb 92. I
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Thanks for your answer. I neglected to tell you that I had
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Hello Mr. Gorin a follow-up ... Please help me find information
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I was divorced almost two years ago this February. I was compelled
I was divorced almost two years ago this February. I was compelled in the final divorce decree by the civilian judge to give my exwife permanent spousal support until my retirement at which time she w… read more
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Survivor benefit plan FAQS- military benefits says that former
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I am a divorced spouse who is 70 years old and was married
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former spouse benefits, Army National Guard. If remarry before
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I am thinking about marrying a 20 year retire Air force person.
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I AM A FORMER SPOUSE, OVER 70, AWARDED ALIMONY AND SBP IN DIVORCE.
I AM A FORMER SPOUSE, OVER 70, AWARDED ALIMONY AND SBP IN DIVORCE. I HAVE BEEN REMARRIED OVER 3 YEARS. MY FORMER SPOUSE HAS BEEN REMARRIED QUITE A WHILE LONGER THAN I. I HAVE RECEIVED - FROM AN ATTORN… read more
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I was married to a military person, we retired togather, at
I was married to a military person, we retired togather, at wish time I was named Benefitiary of his survival Benefits, we divorced I also was named as beneficiary to SBP. A few ago (about year) he re… read more
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My first wife and I were divorced 22 yrs ago. The SBp was assigned
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I am active duty military recently divorced, married for 24
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My ex-husbands divorce agreement indicates that I must wait
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