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Survivor Outreach Services

Our mission is to embrace survivors and give the assurance that they are connected to the Army Family through a multi-agency Survivor Support Program. The sustainment of coordinated efforts maximizes cooperation with National Guard members ensures Survivors receive all entitled benefits, and allows them to remain an important part of the Army for as long as they desire.

     

 Assistance

We can assist by:

  • Providing expertise on State and Federal Survivor Benefits.
     
  • Working closely with the Casualty Assistance Coordinator and Casualty Assistance Officers to provide guidance and assistance to the Family in regards to benefits, entitlements and local resources.
     
  • Arranging for estate and financial advice when requested.
     
  • Educating the military command, community social services and support agencies of needs of our military Survivors.
     
  • Forming networks and support groups so Survivors will have support readily available.
     
  • Connecting Survivors with appropriate mental health support/counseling as required.
     
  • Supplying Survivors with resource referrals for:
     
    • Peer Support
       
    • Bereavement Counseling
       
    • Emergency financial services
       
    • Military legal assistance
       
    • Tricare
       
    • Education benefits
       
    • Obtaining reports
       
    • Benefits Assistance for:
       
      • Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC)
         
      • Social Security
         
      • Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP)
         
      • Servicemember's Group Life Insurance (SGLI) and Family Servicemember's Group Life Insurance (FSGLI)
         
      • Death Gratuity

 Contacts

Jackson North
George Cain
george.q.cain@us.army.mil
1410 Riverside Drive
Jackson, MS 39202
Commercial: 601.313.6728
DSN: 293.6728
Cell: 601.208.9980

Jackson - South
James Robinson
james.a.robinson@us.army.mil
1410 Riverside Drive
Jackson, MS 39202
Commercial: 601.313.6491
DSN: 293.6491
Cell: 601.473.6318

Fax: 601.313.6431
DSN:293.6431


 Links

  Grief Links
  Military OneSource 1-800-342-9647
  Dept. of Veterans Affairs
  Social Security Online
  Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors - TAPS 1-800-959-8277
  MYPAY
  TRICARE
  National Military Family Association
  Mississippi State Veterans Affairs Board
  Defense Finance & Accounting Office (DFAS) 1-800-321-1080
  Army OneSource

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