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How much money do people get from their son killed in the military?

just wondering. my old foster mom put me out her house 3 days after she got a payment from the army so i thought maybe she got alot!? 21yo man with a year of being there.

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that's one cold question....

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It doesnt seem cold to her.
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That's what happens when cold foster parents treat their foster children like sh*t
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Yes, I agree. People get mean from being treated that way.
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I wonder how much m3r187 is worth......?
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It is an honest and legitimate question. Nothing wrong with asking that. I mean the thing exists, survivors get compensation.
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Wow.... You have a cold heart and so does your mother

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Wow..... Just wow........

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I think all branches of the military....pay different amounts

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fritzmerde

It depends on how much SGLI he had, had I bought it over there my wife would have collected about a million

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Oh wow
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Hi, see below.
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Are you kidding, when I told her how much I was worth dead she started packing my bags. whistling "we're in the money"
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Uuu no thats wrong im sorry
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Depends. All military personnel have life insurance! Depends I think on how much they ask for not sure though

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Everybody that serves gets coverage for 200,000 or 250,000 automatically (I can't remember which) after that you have the option to get more, the payments come out of your check. You can then also get any outside insurance you wish. A lot of the younger single guys just go with the basic free insurance. When you have a wife, kids, mortgage, car payments, college bills etc. you get more. If you cash it in the last thing that you want to do is add insult to injury by leaving outstanding debts that your family can't cover
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I think my bro got more not sure tho
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I read the description, unlike the rest of these idiots, and it doesn't seem fair that your foster mother kicked you out after her son had been killed. Maybe she was having emotional issues or maybe she's just cruel and heartless. I don't know the answer to your question but I want to tell these losers to give you a break. Best of luck with your life and don't forget to follow me. :o)

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Glad you're back safe and sound. I'm sure your wife is, too. ~~~~

I mean to put this as a comment to fritzmerde. Sorry!

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Well in the Marines I think I'm going to get a guaranteed 400,000$ life insurance plan what ever that means.

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Not as much as you might imagine I'd say 100 grand tops. Before taxes.

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The insurance pay out goes to whom the insured selected and if it was to be divide, how that division would be. It will vary by amount whether her son just took the standard amount or paid for more. Either way it is really none of your business.

Now if I am understanding this, You foster mom had a son who was killed while serving his country. Then shortly after she received her insurance payment she decided to no longer look after you. Is that right? If it is there could be a couple of things going on. One is she was fostering to get money to make ends meet and now she doesn't have to. The other could be she is missing her son and just wants to be alone. In either case she would not be the best foster mom for you now.

I am sorry for her loss. Burying a child is the most difficult thing for a parent to do.

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It depends on which post he holds, and the circumstances under which he is killed. They are suitably rewarded after thorough inquiry, even the insurance money is given to them. If you are the nominee then and then only you will get money, otherwise his wife may get that amount.

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Family members of military personnel who die as a direct or indirect result of wartime or peacetime service are eligible to receive several types of federal benefits. Benefits to a spouse and children are paid regardless of economic need, except in the case of a nonservice-connected death pension, while benefits for parents who might otherwise be eligible will not be paid if the parents have income in excess of a certain amount each year. Your Casualty Assistance Rep, the nearest VA or Social Security office will explain the benefits to you, the amounts that can be paid, and help you complete the required claim forms.Death Gratuity: up to $100k non taxable
Unpaid Pay and Allowances: variable
Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH)
State Benefits: quite variable
Servicemember's Group Life Insurance (SGLI)-- typically $200k+
Income Tax Benefits
Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP)
Reserve Component Survivor Benefit Plan
SBP & RCSBP Factors
Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC)
Non-Service Connected Death Pension
Montgomery GI Bill Death Benefit
Social Security
Social Security Lump Sum Death Payment
Uniformed Services Identification and Privilege Card (ID Card)
Medical Benefits
Commissary Privileges
Base Exchange
Emergency Financial Assistance
legal assistance
Civil Service Job Preference
Educational Benefits
http://usmilitary.about.com/od/theorderlyroom/l/blcasualty.htm

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