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My dad worked for the government all his life. He was in the Air Force with honorable discharge and was a ship fitter for the Department of the Navy the rest of his career. He passed away 12/27/15. He had no Federal Employees life insurance but I received a Order of Precedence for the Office of Personnel Management saying there my be a lump sum.
Should I fill out the CSRS application for death benefits and is there anyone who can help with this.Regards,Rick
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