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DFAS Survivor SBP Newsletter

It's Here! The first issue of our new twice-yearly newsletter for military survivors and Survivor Benefit Plan annuitants.

Survivor SBP Newsletter - December 2020

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Director's Message

Welcome to the very first issue of the new DFAS Survivor SBP Newsletter!

Active Duty/Line of Duty Survivors Spotlight

Special information for Active Duty/Line of Duty Survivors

The Phased Elimination of the SBP-DIC Offset Begins in January of 2021

Read all about the upcoming changes to the SBP-DIC Offset

What to Expect in Your End-of-Year Mailing from DFAS

End-of-year packets will be in the mail no later than January 31, 2021

Making Forms Easier to Fill Out and Submit

In the past year, DFAS began rolling out a series of new form tools to help annuitants fill out and submit forms easily and correctly. 

School Certifications: Now Simpler and Easier

Please see the article for all of the good news on the new, easier process

The Benefits of Using myPay for SBP Annuitants

The quickest and most secure way to manage your SBP annuity or SSIA pay is with myPay. If you’ve never used myPay, it's easy to get started

2021 Pay Schedule

See this easy reference for pay dates in 2021

Click here for a PDF of the December 2020 Survivor SBP Newsletter

Download a PDF of the December newsletter to read, print or share (right click and choose “Save As” to save to your computer)

Page updated Dec 3, 2020‚Äč