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CONTACT US TOLL FREE: 800-959-8277
EMAIL: CaseWork@taps.org

If you have questions, from benefits, to burial, to resources; TAPS can assist you in finding answers. Our toll free number (1-800-959-8277) is a good starting point to share your questions. We can help you find the answers through our wonderful network of friends in the military and government. If you wish, we will be happy to make a call on your behalf. We are here to help you through this difficult time. Please call or email us at CaseWork@taps.org for any assistance you may need. 

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My Army Benefits-Casualty and Survivor Benefit Facts

  • Burial & Memorial Benefits
  • Continued Housing Benefits
  • Death Gratuity
  • Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC)
  • Social Security Lump Sum Death Benefit
  • Social Security Survivor Benefits
  • Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP)
  • Servicemembers Group Life Insurance


  • Understanding Survivor Benefits

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Department of Veteran Affairs  

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TAPS Seminars  
TAPS Event | TAPS Survivor Seminars are inspirational weekends of support, care and hope. You will make connections with those who have suffered a similar loss through our group discussions. Workshops and activities will help you develop coping skills, life skills and ways to honor your loved ones.
Our Stories: General Grief
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Healing Your Grieving Heart - Outdoors  

Healing Your Grieving Heart
By Bonnie Carroll and Dr. Alan D. Wolfelt

TAPS Magazine |

Visit the great outdoors

For many people, it is restorative and energizing to spend time outside.

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