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Survivors Benefits

Postby The Godfather » Sun Nov 19, 2017 9:16 pm

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Survivors Pension

The Survivors Pension benefit, which may also be referred to as Death Pension, is a tax-free monetary benefit payable to a low-income, un-remarried surviving spouse and/or unmarried child(ren) of a deceased Veteran with wartime service.

Eligibility

The deceased Veteran must have met the following service requirements:
•For service on or before September 7, 1980, the Veteran must have served at least 90 days of active military service, with at least one day during a war time period.
•If he or she entered active duty after September 7, 1980, generally he or she must have served at least 24 months or the full period for which called or ordered to active duty with at least one day during a war time period.
•Was discharged from service under other than dishonorable conditionsSurvivors Pension

The Survivors Pension benefit, which may also be referred to as Death Pension, is a tax-free monetary benefit payable to a low-income, un-remarried surviving spouse and/or unmarried child(ren) of a deceased Veteran with wartime service.

Eligibility

The deceased Veteran must have met the following service requirements:
•For service on or before September 7, 1980, the Veteran must have served at least 90 days of active military service, with at least one day during a war time period.
•If he or she entered active duty after September 7, 1980, generally he or she must have served at least 24 months or the full period for which called or ordered to active duty with at least one day during a war time period.
•Was discharged from service under other than dishonorable conditions

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