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My ex-husband has passed away in Aug and I am trying to find
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My dad was military retired. He was married to my mom for 13
my dad was military retired. He was married to my mom for 13 years after which they divorced. He remarried and then past away. He passed about 33 years ago. Would my mother as first wife be entitled t… read more
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My ex-husband is retired military and I receive part of his
My ex-husband is retired military and I receive part of his pension and medical coverage. I understand that should I re-marry, I will lose these benefits. Can I have a civil ceremony and be able to ke… read more
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I have a divorce decree dated October 21, 1997. I was
I have a divorce decree dated October 21, 1997. I was military dependent wife and decree states 'neither party shall be granted a monetary award or division of the pension in the other spouse's name'.… read more
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Thanks I just need clarification on the military law
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My wife and I divorced when I was in the military and when
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1. My husband was married for 8 yrs. He has been paying his
1. My husband was married for 8 yrs. He has been paying his ex-wife retirement pay for 15 yrs. In five yrs. he will be paying her for as long as he was in the service! Is there a limit to the length o… read more
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My husband was married to his ex-wife 35 years and was in
My husband was married to his ex-wife 35 years and was in the military for 26 years prior to his retirement as a colonel. When they divorced, they reached an agreement re his continuing the SBP with h… read more
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I am retired navy and aBout 1-2 months aways from a final divorce,
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My ex wife remarried after our divorce in 1977. We were married
My ex wife remarried after our divorce in 1977. We were married for 10 years but only 8 years while i was in the US Army. There was no mention about my military pension in the final divorce decree in … read more
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I was married to a man in the US navy from 1968 to 1992 when
I was married to a man in the US navy from 1968 to 1992 when we got divorces. He retired from the Navy in 1974. He remarried around 1999 and she is currently receiving all of his spousal benefits. He … read more
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I am retired from the navy my first wife is getting 29% she
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My name is Wilburn L. Garrett,I retired ist of march,1991.
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I have a question about ex wives military benefits. In 1978
I have a question about ex wives military benefits. In 1978 my paranets divorced after 35 years of marriage. In the next 10 years my father a former Lt. Col. (of 25 years) re married 3 times. His four… read more
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I WAS MARRIED TO A MILITARY MAN FOR 16 YEARS BEFORE WE SEPERATED
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I am a divorced retiree, and the divorce was final after I
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Can I get my retirement pay pay back from my x-wife She has
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