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Dependent Indemnity Compensation

Dependent Indemnity Compensation (DIC) is a monthly benefit paid to eligible survivors of a:
  • military service member who died while on active duty, OR
  • veteran whose death resulted from a service-related injury or disease, OR
  • veteran whose death resulted from a non service-related injury or disease, and who was receiving, or was entitled to receive, VA Compensation for service-connected disability that was rated as totally disabling for at least 10 years immediately before death, OR
  • since the veteran's release from active duty and for at least five years immediately preceding death, OR
  • for at least one year before death if the veteran was a former prisoner of war who died after September 30, 1999.
Click the link below for further information, including dependent eligibility.