Dependents and Survivors Benefits







Dependents & Survivors





Dependency and Indemnity Compensation is payable to certain survivors.

General Info –

Dependent Education Assistance (DEA):

Spousal Pension Benefits Calculation:

Download, view or print Survivors Benefits Application:

Application for Survivors Benefits (VA Form 21-534)

Download, view or print the VA’s Dependants Education Assistance Program handbook.

Download, view or print information on the Marine Gunnery Sergent John David Fry Scholarship.  The Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship provides benefits to children and surviving spouses of service members who died in the line of duty while on active duty after September 10, 2001. Eligible beneficiaries attending school may receive up to 36 months of benefits at the 100% level.