Surviving Spouses

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Surviving Spouse Community

Surviving Spouse Overview

The Surviving Spouse Advisory Committee (SSAC) was originally established in 2004 as the Auxiliary Member Advisory Committee (AMAC). The Committee name change to Surviving Spouse Advisory Committee (SSAC) in 2015 was made to more accurately describe the particular membership population

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The Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) is the country's leading organization protecting the rights of military servicemembers and their families. Those who belong to MOAA not only lend their voices to a greater cause, but they also gain access to extensive benefits tailored to the needs and lifestyles of military officers. MOAA members proudly hail from every branch of the uniformed services. To them, we have made the same promise that they have made to their country: Never Stop Serving.

Chapter Membership

The Surviving Spouse Advisory Committee strongly encourages all surviving spouses to participate at both the National and Chapter level. Membership at the national level gives you access to benefits and services including The Military Officer Magazine. which contains articles and

 

Benefits

Healthcare

Healthcare Medicare TRICARE

 

Resources

Resource List

Organizations that support Surviving Spouses, Surviving Children, the Wounded Disabled, and Caregivers Parents Caregivers Surviving Children Surviving Spouses Wounded

 

Personal Affairs

Educational and Vocational Services

MOAA Educational Assistance Surviving Spouse Corner Scholarships for Career Development

Finance

Financial Counseling There are numerous resources available related to financial counseling. Military OneSource Frequenty Asked Questions Military OneSource Financial Counselors

Remarriage and Co-Habitation

Rules for RemarriageSurviving Spouses may remarry at any time but depending on the age one remarries, military survivor benefits may end. It is important to know the regulations and possible consequences of remarriage before walking down the aisle a second

TRICARE Information

Find out about the different TRICARE programs and research your options.

Surviving Spouse Legal Affairs

Look here for information and resources to find legal assistance. MOAA's Lawyer Listing U.S. Armed Forces Legal Assistance locator Military.com legal assistance information