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I'm a retired Army officer who choose the Survivor Benefit option upon retirement. My retirement was from the Reserves in 2001. I've been divorced since 6/87, my son is now 30 yrs old and my mother, m… read more
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My retired father who was married to my mom for more than 10
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Had prrvious question. Need followup. What about Survivor Benefits? I had to file divorce which is pending in Texas. He abandoned me after 40 yrs. He is 81 and they no longer take premiums out. He is … read more
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my dad passed away and I am being told did not have beneficary
my dad passed away and I am being told did not have beneficary listed, so what happens to his retirement pay?… read more
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My father was a WWII Army veteran. He went into the service
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