Casualty Assistance and Surviving Loss

Just because your service member is no longer here, that does not mean losing ties with your military community. We are here as long as you need us. See what we can do to support you.

Find Out More About the Death Gratuity Benefit

The Department of Defense provides immediate financial assistance to survivors of service members who die on active duty. Learn more about this assistance — and how important it is for service members to communicate their wishes by keeping beneficiary information current.

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