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Can a retired military mans ex receive social security after his death and he has remarried.?
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The answer is yes.

If you are divorced, your ex-spouse can receive benefits based on your record (even if you have remarried) if:

Your marriage lasted 10 years or longer; your ex-spouse is unmarried; and your ex-spouse is age 62 or older;

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What about me. I'm 58
Military Lawyer: P. Simmons, Military Lawyer replied 2 years ago

You can not draw until you turn 62. At that point, you can draw from it.

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