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 Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz

31st TES F-35s take on Green Flag 15-08

U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Joshua Kleinholz Tactical air control party members from the 7th Air Support Operations Squadron, Fort Bliss, Texas, monitor radios from a defensive fighting position while AH-64D Apache he...
 
 
U.S. Air Force photo by Susan Garcia

USAF Weapons School JTAC graduates to receive hallowed patches

U.S. Air Force photo by Susan Garcia Master Sgt. Jared Pietras, left, U.S. Air Force Weapons School Joint Terminal Attack Controller Advanced Instructor Course instructor, and Tech. Sgt. James Larsen, JTAC AIC student, pass tar...
 
 

Leaders: Good, bad, forgotten

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — It’s been my Air Force experience there are three categories of leaders — the good, bad, and the forgotten.Everyone reading this probably thinks they’re in the first category, but we know that’s not the case. Airmen who work for you certainly wish that were true, but not every leader’s...
 

 

Are you ready to transition out of your uniform?

VANCE AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. — Leaving the military is not as simple as staying home the day after your service commitment is up. Almost 23 years ago, after a summer vacation that lasted less than 48 hours, I showed up in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with about 1,000 of my new closest friends. Fast forward...
 
 
561st-Patch

561st JTS enhances warfighter TTPs

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. — Nellis AFB is home to many groups and squadrons with important mission capabilities that make the U.S. Air Force the most flexible and capable force possible. The 561st Joint tactics Squadron is ...
 
 
U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter

Airman’s Attic provides free items, goods

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jake Carter Patrons at the Airman’s Attic look through the store’s inventory on Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., June 18. The Airman’s Attic is a volunteer-based organization where Air...
 




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=""> <s> <strike> <strong>