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    Military OneSource Podcast — SBP Optional Child Annuity

    Military OneSource Podcast — SBP Optional Child Annuity

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    Audio by Bruce Moody 

    Military OneSource

    Learn about the elimination of the Optional Annuity for Dependent Children and who it affects. Previously, when a service member died on active or inactive duty in the line of duty, the surviving spouse could request to have their Survivor Benefit Plan annuity paid directly to an eligible dependent child or children. Beginning in 2023, however, the SBP monthly annuity payment must revert to the surviving spouse (once they submit documentation confirming eligibility).

    Host Bruce Moody speaks with Julie Burandt-Partin, director of retired and annuitant pay for the Defense Finance and Accounting Service.

    Visit for more information about the elimination of the Optional Annuity for Dependent Children.

    Bruce Moody is a public affairs specialist with the office of Military Community and Family Policy.

    The Military OneSource podcast is an official resource of the Defense Department. For more information, visit or call 800-342-9647. Military OneSource is your 24/7 connection to information, answers and support to help you reach your goals, overcome challenges and thrive.



    Date Taken: 12.14.2022
    Date Posted: 01.06.2023 10:03
    Category: Newscasts
    Audio ID: 71919
    Filename: 2301/DOD_109400093.mp3
    Length: 00:10:54
    Album Military OneSource
    Track # 46
    Year 2022
    Location: DC, US

    Web Views: 37
    Downloads: 1
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