Health & Safety

October 4, 2013

Ask the Doc

doctor
 

Q. How do I report the death of a uniformed service member or sponsor?

A: You have three options when reporting the death of a uniformed service member or sponsor.
First, you can take a copy of the death certificate to the nearest uniformed services ID card-issuing facility.
Second you can mail a copy, without mail origins annotated, of the death certificate along with the sponsor’s social security number to the DMDC Support Office at 400 Gigling Road, Seaside, CA 93955.
Lastly you can fax it to the Defense Manpower Data Center Support Office at 1-831-655-8317.
If the sponsor was retired Army, Air Force, Navy or Marines, a copy of the death certificate must also be sent to the Defense Finance and Accounting Service. To notify DFAS, please call 1-800-321-1080.
To report the death of a an annuitant, Lighthouse Keeper, or Coast Guard or Nautical Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration retiree, please call the US Coast Guard Personnel Service Center Retiree and Annuitant Services Branch at 1-800-772-8724. You may also fax them at 1-785-339-3770.
To report the death of a retired Public Health Service Officer, please call the Compensation Branch at (301) 594-2963.

Send your questions to askthedoc@nellis.af.mil.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 
U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle

LRS fuels Nellis’ mission success

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Mikaley Towle Staff Sgt. Mike Radcliff, U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron crew chief, and Airman 1st Class Patrick Fields, 99th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels mobile distribu...
 
 
U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Adarius Petty

Creech heats up

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Adarius Petty The Nellis-Creech Fire Emergency Services Flight’s Fire Station 6 personnel applaud the speaker during the Fire Station 6 ribbon cutting ceremony at Creech Air Force Base, N...
 
 

Aviation pioneer in Las Vegas

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — During World War II, aviation opportunities literally exploded as the military trained hundreds of thousands of individuals to fly, opening the door to many who might never have had the chance before. Among this group were women pilots, many of whom trained and flew as civil service pilots with...
 

 

Rosie the Riveter and me

WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. — As we recognize Women’s History Month this March, I am struck by the thought that heroes and role models do not have to be one single person but, in fact, can be several people. For me, this truth is especially relevant. During World War II, many women opted to...
 
 
DT1-(10)

Ground broken for new solar array at Nellis Air Force Base

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Thomas Spangler Col. Richard Boutwell, 99th Air Base Wing commander, speaks at a ground breaking ceremony for a new solar array at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., March 24. The new array will ...
 
 
Photo courtesy of retired Master Sgt. Phillip Sisneros

Darkest before dawn: Retired master sergeant, active duty wife share struggle of overcoming TBI

Photo courtesy of retired Master Sgt. Phillip Sisneros Then Master Sgt. Phillip Sisneros, 99th Communications Squadron comm focal point chief, lays in a coma following a motorcycle accident in Las Vegas on Aug. 13, 2011. Sisner...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin