For several years now, survivor benefits reports have been provided to surviving family members of service members who die on active duty. We are pleased to announce that, effective immediately, a new interactive online survivor benefits report will be available for survivors of all service members who have died on active duty that can be accessed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
When children lose a parent, a sibling, or any other significant person in their lives, it can be difficult to know just how to help them cope with the loss, especially when you are grieving as well. This article outlines how to explain death to children in an age-appropriate way, how to answer questions about death and how to discuss the funeral and determine the child's level of involvement. There are also resources listed here that can help you find additional support.
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