The topics for this month are the widow befits programs of which there are two program, each distinctively different and each with its own eligibility criteria.
The first to be addressed is the Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC) program. For a survivor to be eligible for DIC compensation the veteran’s death must have resulted from one of the following causes;
1. A disease or injury incurred or aggravated in the line of duty while on active duty or active duty for training.