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Loss of a Loved One

AAFMAA's Hallmark Survivor Assistance Services


The loss of a loved one is one of the hardest things a family will have to face. AAFMAA's Survivor Benefits Representative will assist your family with our personalized Survivor Assistance Services. Please complete the following form.

Important to Know Before Reporting a Death*

In order for AAFMAA to swiftly process claims and secure survivor benefits, we suggest you visit the AAFMAA Member Center and ensure we have copies of the following documents we consider essential (if applicable to you):

  • DD form 214
  • Marriage certificate
  • Divorce decrees for you or your spouse
  • Death Certificate(s) for spouse/former spouse
  • VA award letter or VA rating decision (the official letter from VA which identifies the medical conditions that have been awarded service connection by the VA)
  • Trust pages (if beneficiary is on life insurance policy)
  • Recent Military Retired Pay Statement

If you have digital copies of your essential documents, you may upload them to your secure Digital Vault in the AAFMAA Member Center by following these simple instructions. While you are there, please be sure to update any missing or inaccurate profile information.

Other Important Documents

  • Birth Certificates
  • Death Certificate(s) of spouse/former spouse and dependents
  • Legal Documents (Wills, Powers of Attorney, Estate plans)
  • Life Insurance Policies
  • Civil Service or other private pensions
  • Notification of disabled adult children

Report a Death

1. AAFMAA Member or Policy Number

2. Deceased Information

Personal Information

Death Information

3. Your Contact Information

Personal Information

Contact Information

4. Funeral Information (optional)

5. Additional Comments (optional)

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