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No matter where you serve or live, free and confidential help is available.
Call the Military Crisis Line at 800-273-8255 and press 1, or text 838255.
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While no actions can completely erase the pain you may feel after the death of your service member, getting your financial and legal affairs in order can be a small step in the right direction and can provide some peace of mind during this difficult time. Military OneSource provides tools and services to help simplify and ease the process.
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