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Frequently Asked Questions
DFAS has a new Survivor SBP Newsletter! Check out the April issue, with a special article for surviving spouses who lost a loved one in the line of duty and chose the SBP Optional Annuity for Dependent Children, helpful information about the second phase of the SBP-DIC Offset Phased Elimination, news about our initiative to provide online upload tools and status notifications, and more! We also have a downloadable PDF of the newsletter you can share with other survivors. Get it here: https://www.dfas.mil/RetiredMilitary/newsevents/news/Survivor-SBP-Newsletter
Please see our SBP-DIC News webpage for details and Frequently Asked Questions about the SBP-DIC Offset Phased Elimination.
Please see our new, special focus webpage for Active Duty/Line of Duty survivors who chose the SBP optional child annuity.